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Person details


My research interests focus on developing applied models for ecological risk assessment.

Current activities

NERP Marine Biodiversity Hub:

Theme 1, Project 1: catalogue and analyse existing physical and environmental data sets.

Other projects associated with the NERP Marine Biodiversity Hub:

Monitoring design for benthic invertebrates (related to Theme 1, Project 2: develop blue-print for sustained national environmental monitoring strategy)


October 2009—present: Research Scientist, Environmental Modelling and Monitoring, CSIRO Mathematics, Informatics and Statistics, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

October 2008—September 2009: Postdoctoral Researcher, Aquatic Ecology Laboratory, Department of Evolution, Ecology and Organismal Biology, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA

Academic qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy in Fisheries Science from Oregon State University in 2008

Master of Science in Aquatic and Fishery Sciences from University of Washington in 2003

Bachelor of Science in Zoology from University of Wisconsin at Madison in 2000


Membership of key national committees