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Professor of Environmental Management, The University of Queensland

I am a landscape and conservation ecologist, and my research group works on the challenge of biodiversity conservation in human-dominated landscapes. My research has focussed mainly on fauna, particularly birds and other vertebrates, and conservation policy. I work with a broad network of collaborators including those from government and non-government organisations to help achieve effective uptake of research outcomes into policy and environmental management approaches. I have a particular interest in biodiversity offsets and understanding the mechanisms that drive species loss from fragmented or degraded landscapes.


  • 2008–present
    Associate Professor, The University of Queensland
  • 2004–2008
    Senior Lecturer, University of Southern Queensland


  • 2005 
    Monash University, PhD