Mark’s expertise includes ecology, biological invasions and environmental risk analysis. He has been chief of CSIRO Entomology and CSIRO Ecosystem Sciences, and has served as Co-Chair of the Multidisciplinary Expert Panel (MEP) overseeing IPBES, the UN global biodiversity assessment platform. In 2016, he chaired the review of Wild Horses on Kosciuszko National Park. He is a member of the Ecosystem Science Council and the ACT Scientific Committee.
The Invasive Species Council was formed in 2002 to seek stronger laws, policies and programs to protect nature from harmful pests, weeds and diseases.
The Invasive Species Council acknowledges the Traditional Custodians throughout Australia and their connections to land and sea. We pay our respect to their Elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples today.