An established entomologist with experience in molecular biology, pest management, biosecurity, taxonomy, ecology and NRM. Chier Editor of Austral Entomology journal. Published over 50 papers. Specific expertise in ecology of Kangaroo Island and discovered the primitive moth family Aenigmatineidae (Enigma moth). Works with private, academic and government institutions as a researcher and consultant. Honourary Research Associate at South Australian Museum.