Ecological Restoration Manager / Principal Restoration Ecologist
Jen has worked full-time in the ecological restoration industry for more than 24 years in South East Queensland and northern NSW. As a recognised industry leader and passionate advocate, Jen’s skills have seen her as a thought leader and catalyst for developing the restoration industry in SEQ during the last 14 years. Jen has demonstrated a strong track record of strategic leadership and contribution at senior levels in Gold Coast City Council and in industry peak bodies such as the Australian Association of Bush Regenerators, the Weed Society of QLD and the Society of Ecological Restoration. Jen has facilitates a large variety of project teams and stakeholders as well as working as a trainer and educator on restoration theory and practice. Her work with diverse communities, local councils, state agencies, federal government, traditional owners, committees, developers, peak bodies, community groups and the local restoration industry to develop and implement ecological restoration and environmental education programs has proven Jen as an effective negotiator and facilitator.