Candice is an enthusiastic animal scientist who believes good governance is a key enabler in the battle to conserve our natural environment.
Equipped with a Bachelor of Animal Science and Honours, Candice has delved into citizen science coordination, teaching, research and project management. Her research has primarily focused on wombats which are affected by an infectious, fatal disease called sarcoptic mange. Before joining the Invasive Species Council, Candice worked in the Fisheries Research Program for the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR).
Candice devotes her spare time to wildlife projects; she is currently helping to radio track koalas in Gunnedah – the self-proclaimed koala capital of the world.