Bernadette Schmidt, Secretary

Bernadette has been working as an ecological consultant with Ecology Australia since 2007. She has a strong commitment to protecting the environment, and improving environmental management practices.

Bernadette’s field of expertise is zoology, and she has a keen interest in population ecology and the management of urban wildlife, overabundant and pest animals.

As a consultant, Bernadette has worked with numerous government and private industry clients on the management of threatened species, pest animal management and assessing and mitigating environmental impacts. She also has an in-depth understanding of environmental policy, and has contributed to the development of federal environmental policy.