I have approximately 20 years’ experience working in biodiversity, primarily in south-western Australia. Previous positions include: ecologist/policy writer for the WA state government, environmental NGOs (Bushcare officer), NRM (biodiversity officer/coordinator),conservation nursery technical officer and local government. I hold an MSc in Wildlife Management (Macquarie) and a PhD in Natural Sciences (Edith Cowan University on the subject of applying the principles of spatial modelling to the management of biodiversity in the fragmented landscapes of south-western Australia in 2014. I am currently a Post-Doctoral Researcher with ECU’s Centre for Ecosystem Management and the Davis Wildlife Lab.
Recent research topics include the application of spatial modelling to conservation management, modelling climate change impacts on the Western Ringtail Possum, Northern Quoll and the Western Ground Parrot.