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Senior lecturer, UNSW Sydney

My research interests span applied animal behaviour, communication, and movement ecology. My current focus is in understanding and applying behavioural ecology to conservation management problems, particularly in resolving human-wildlife conflicts. I have a conjoint position with UNSW in the Centre for Ecosystem Science, and Taronga Conservation Society Australia, and also work in collaboration with Botswana Predator Conservation.


  • 2014–present
    Conservation Biologist, Taronga Conservation Society Australia
  • 2014–present
    Lecturer, UNSW, Centre for Ecosystem Science
  • 2011–2014
    Postdoctoral Researcher, Botswana Predator Conservation Trust
  • 2009–2011
    Pine Marten Project Manager, The Vincent Wildlife Trust
  • 2000–2004
    Field Project Manager, Cambridge University Kalahari Meerkat Project


  • 2009 
    University of Cambridge, PhD zoology
  • 2005 
    Stellenbosch University, MSc Zoology
  • 2000 
    University of Manchester, BSc (Hons) Zoology