Jessica is passionate about the conservation of our land and sea ecosystems and has a strong belief in the interconnectedness of environmental science. She is experienced in a variety of environments from coastlines and estuaries to native flora habitats. She is an enthusiastic and professional team member on any project. Jessica always strives for continuous improvement in our workplace health and safety aspects including completing risk assessments for mechanical and electrical equipment usage, manual handling, working in and around waterways and chemical handling and transport.
During her previous tenure with a Non-For-Profit organisation, Jessica collaborated closely with a global team to support the implementation, monitoring and evaluation phases of the project management lifecycle. She cultivated partnerships and contributed to community engagement, ensuring meaningful involvement of local stakeholders in conservation efforts. Additionally, Jessica’s commitment to environmental preservation extends beyond her professional career as a volunteer with the Queensland Turtle Conservation Program.
Jessica graduated from Griffith University with a Bachelor of Marine Science, majoring in marine ecology. She has experience in research, report writing, data analysis, laboratory work, risk management, and identification of field and laboratory procedures. Jessica has conducted multiple environmental surveys and data collection involving flora and fauna, including the identification and collection of native flora species and capturing, identifying, and releasing both vertebrate and invertebrate fauna species.