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Leigh-Ann Woolley

Adjunct Research Associate, Charles Darwin University

Dr Leigh-Ann Woolley is a conservation ecologist with over 20 years’ research experience in African and northern Australian savannas. She is currently WA Species Conservation Manager for WWF-Australia, based in the Kimberley and working with Indigenous rangers on various conservation projects. Leigh-Ann has a particular interest in savanna ecosystem response to disturbance and stochastic change.


  • 2019–present
    Species Conservation Manager, WA, WWF-Australia
  • 2015–2019
    Research Associate, Charles Darwin University


  • 2009 
    University of KwaZulu-Natal, PhD