We have an exceptional board made up of a crack team of professionals with a deep level of experience spanning biosecurity, environmental management, public policy and organisational strategy.
David Rickards, president and treasurer
David brings diverse interests, networks and professional backgrounds to the invasive species challenge.
Fiona Sutton, vice president
Fiona is a botanist who has worked as an ecological consultant for over 15 years and is now a research scientist focused on riparian and wetland ecology.
Bernadette Schmidt, secretary
Bernadette is a zoologist with a strong commitment to protecting the environment and improving environmental management practices.
Sara Phillips, board member
Sara is executive editor for the Asia-Pacific region of Nature Research Custom Media and has an extensive background as a science and environment communicator.
Sandy Lolicato, board member
Sandy worked in the public sector for 30 years as a manager, mostly within Agricultural Environmental and Indigenous related agencies.
Chris Grubb, board member
Chris Grubb has a background in the investment management industry in Asia and Australia and experience as a director of several public and non-profit organizations.
Ian Coleman, board member
Ian has had a 30 year career in the management of not-for-profit organisations.