People

B.Sc. (Hons); Ph.D.

Experience Summary

Steve is a wildlife ecologist and former university lecturer with over 35 years of experience in all facets of natural area management from the investigation and planning of new conservation areas to habitat/population modelling and the design of specialised survey programs for threatened plants and animals.

Dip. App. Sc., B. App. Sc.

Experience Summary

John has over 30 years experience with wildlife/biodiversity conservation and the challenges of koala management, aspects of which (prior to joining Biolink) included co-ordination of a large-scale koala monitoring and translocation program at East Coomera - Pimpama. John's work on various aspects of koala management & translocation is currently the focus of his Ph.D. candidature at Southern Cross University.

B.A., B.Sc.(Hons), Ph.D.

Experience Summary

Amanda is a former lecturer at the University of Sydney with professional interests in wildlife ecology, conservation and genetics. She joins Biolink after a period researching the current conservation and genetic challenges of Tasmanian Devils, work that was undertaken in association with the Save the Tasmanian Devil Program.

B.Sc.(Hons); Ph.D.

Experience Summary

Grant has 13 years of experience researching, surveying and managing biodiversity issues during the course of his postgraduate studies and employment in research and the consultancy industry. He has developed comprehensive field skills to assess ecological questions, techniques to identify physiological and biological implications, and quantitative modelling techniques to establish causal relationships and conservation based understandings of biodiversity related issues.

B.Sc., M.WHPMgt.

Experience Summary

Kirsty has broad interests in science, ecology, wildlife heath and population management. Coming to biolink from koala-focused work with a State-based conservation agency, Kirsty drives the spatial analysis / database management and GIS side of things, as well as engaging in field work when the opportunity arises.