Charlie is an environmental scientist and project manager who is passionate about all things aquatic. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science (Hons) and a Masters of Applied Science in Protected Area Management. She has spent close to the last 10 years in Queensland (mostly in northern Queensland) working in the environmental sector in both consulting and research roles, with a strong focus on natural resource management in the coastal and marine domain.
Prior to this she was working for the IUCN in Thailand as a project consultant on a number of developing coastal resilience to climate change projects.
Charlie has strong stakeholder engagement capabilities developed during her career to date and she has worked with a number of key Queensland stakeholder groups on whole of catchment issues including representatives of the agricultural, fisheries, industrial, NRM and regulator sectors.
Charlie will be overseeing the implementation of projects, reports and any contracted works associated with the Mackay Whitsundays Healthy Rivers to Reef Partnership including communications, governance and technical support.