Emily holds a Bachelor of Environmental Science and Management, with a background in conservation land management and applied sustainability. Over the last four years, she has actively engaged with the natural resource management sector through a number of paid and voluntary positions.
Prior to joining Reef Catchments, Emily worked as Program Support Officer for Conservation Volunteers’ northern NSW office. This role built on three years experience in on-ground invasive species management as a student volunteer coordinator for Adventure Conservation projects with Landcare and National Parks and Wildlife Services NSW.
As Project Officer of Pests and Weeds, Emily is responsible for supporting the development and delivery of Reef Catchment’s pest and weed management projects. She also represents Reef Catchments as Coordinator of the Mackay Regional Pest Management Group (MRPMG), working in partnership with regional stakeholders to achieve pest and weed management outcomes for the region.