Rebecca is landscape ecologist with a passion for coastal and wetland restoration. She has designed and managed a range of ecological restoration projects throughout temperate and sub-tropical Australia and currently works with an innovative ecological consulting team in South Australia.
In addition to this, Rebecca applies her environmental management expertise to her role as an Adjunct Lecturer in Environmental Science at Flinders University in Adelaide, South Australia. Her research and teaching focus on finding innovative solutions for creating resilient ecosystems within a sustainable development context. Rebecca is also involved in sustainable development consulting projects with partners across Asia and the Pacific.
Through the eyes of an experienced educator and ecologist, Rebecca believes that effective and innovative communication, especially with regard to the value of ecosystem services, is the key to motivating sustainable global citizenship for positive environmental outcomes.
Further to this she upholds that community engagement is central to effective long-term environmental management. Along this vein, Rebecca extends her time to volunteer with a number of Not for Profit organisations, including The Pink Heath Project, Trash Hero Adelaide and The Climate Reality Project .