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Develop and implement campaign to establish marine national parks in Victoria; develop community awareness of other issues relating to marine management; lobbying.
Bachelor of Economics with sub major in geography.
Diploma of Education in Geography method
With various community environment groups over the years
Volunteer environment work with community groups
Secondary teacher; editor; environmental education writer and consultant; senior managerial and administrative positions in environment groups; marketing; publications production; media.
Which industries do graduates from your background tend to end up in?
Why did you choose a career in an environmental field?
Love of wildlife and environment; wanted to help protect it; extra-curricular activities at uni showed me how I could do that.
What advice do you have for graduates who want an environmental career?
Volunteer with community groups; get involved with university action groups; look at resource management courses; don't feel bound by conventional views of educational qualifications; be positive about personal skills and experiences that can help entry into environment field.
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