CV and Resume

 BSc. Ecology and Conservation
Ms Fore. Sci. First Class Honours
International biodiversity offset schemes

OBJECTIVES

  • To contribute to sustainable development and environmental mitigation.
  • To further my professional focus on environmental policy and communication.
  • To work in a professional role in an organisation with colleagues who share my passion for environmental sustainability.

SKILLS

Research and Analysis

Policy Implementation

Reporting and Briefing

Project Management

Business Administration

 

ATTRIBUTES

Collaborative, Consultative

Goal driven, Hardworking

Respectful, Open minded, Adaptable

Self directed, Responsible

Approachable, Friendly

Analytical, Attention to detail

 

EXPERIENCE

 

Environmental Research and Market Analysis

Advanced Ecology Ltd Houston, USA (Aug 2011 – Dec 2012)

  • Integrate policy, planning and regulatory/legislative conditions into strategy implementation and development of environmental mitigation projects.
  • Provide research and analysis on market trends and risk for strategic planning in rapidly growing urban planning region.
  • Represent company professionally, and in stakeholder engagement

 

Journalism – Environmental Sustainability

Ecosystem Marketplace and Speciesbanking.com International (2010 – 2013)

  • Specializing in International Environmental Offsetting and USA Mitigation Markets.
  • Publications include: ‘State of The Mitigation Markets report (2011)’ and “The Texas Conservation Plan” and “The Rise of Candidate Species.” Reprints from, & in, NMBA Quarterly and National Wetlands Newsletter 2013.
  • Conference representation including NMBEC annual conference (2013) and the Australia’s National Environmental Law Association (2010)

 

Environmental Research and Market Analysis

Mitigation Solutions MSUSA, Houston, USA (Aug 2011 – Dec 2012)

  • Market analysis and data reporting to support marketing and communications director
  • Research, investigation and technical advice on new and emerging markets, including policy developments.

 

Research Assistant Scholarship

University of Canterbury & Landcare Research (NZ),

Lincoln, NZ (Nov 2008 – March 2009)

  • Field research on carbon sequestration of plantation species, for climate change mitigation applications (Marsden-funded international collaboration with the Macaulay Institute, Aberdeen).

 

 

 

Project Manager and Business Administrator

Francis Ward Ltd Christchurch, NZ (2013 – 2014)

  • Project Management of property demolitions within statutory, environmental, and company regulations and to programme timelines.
  • Business Administration of emerging entrepreneurial business
  • Development of business systems and policies for accounting, health and safety, marketing, and project control.

 

MWH Earthquake Reinstatement Program (2012 – 2013)

  • Project management of property demolitions within statutory, environmental, and company regulations and to programme timelines.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Masters of Forestry Science (Ms. For. Sci.) 1st Class Honors NZ School of Forestry, May 2012. University of Canterbury, New Zealand

 

BSc. Bachelor of Science, Biology (ecology and conservation) 2008. University of Canterbury, New Zealand

 

AWARDS

  • New Zealand Freemason Academic Award (University Scholarship) (2009)
  • Resource Management Law Association Scholarship (2009)
  • Pukehou Poutu Scholarship (2009)
  • Invitation to join Golden Key International Honors Society (2007, 2008, 2009)
  • Pilgrim Prize (2006)

 

SPEAKING

US FWS Conservation Banking Training Program

2012 Instructor, Industry Representative

  1. National Training, Presenter: Background and Status: New Zealand and NSW, Australia.

 

US National Mitigation Banking Association Conference (2010 – 2013)

2012 Moderator Session 5: Emerging Markets (Japan, Canada, Ohio USA

2011 Paper Emerging Markets: the International Scene. With W. White and R. Gardner.

 

 

 

 

Publications:

Ecosystem Marketplace

–       New Data Shows Mitigation Banks Can Speed Approval Process

May 13, 2013

–       NMEBC Video Blog The Roles of NGOs and Mit Bankers

Will McDow and Timothy Male: The Complementary Roles of NGOs and Mitigation Bankers

May 8, 2013

–       What To Watch For At The 2013 National Mitigation & Ecosystem Banking Conference

May 6, 2013

–       The Rise of Candidate Species: Good News For Conservation Banking?

July 11, 2012

–       The Texas Conservation Plan: The Good, The Bad and the Lizard

June 18, 2012

–       Roundtable Hopes Inclusiveness Will Lead to Cohesion in New Zealand and Australia

April 27, 2010

2011 Update. State of Biodiversity Markets. Offset and Compensation Programs Worldwide. Australia and New Zealand

Editor: Becca Madsen, Ecosystem Marketplace, June 27, 2011

Eko Eco

What’s Next for the Mitigation Banking Industry?

March 18, 2013

National Wetlands Newsletter

Stacking and Unstacking: The Economics, the Conservation, and the Conversation

May 1, 2013

Vol. 35, Issue 2, 2013, P. 6

And

Ecosystem Marketplace

March 12, 2013

Speciesbanking.com

NSW Biobanking Review: The Method And The Market

September 19, 2012

OFFSET BANKING IN NEW ZEALAND: TOWARDS SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT, WITH INSIGHT FROM INTERNATIONAL MODELS

Thesis under the University of Canterbury, New Zealand

June 25, 2011

English: Christchurch City (New Zealand) from ...

English: Christchurch City (New Zealand) from the Port Hills. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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