John Sampson, Communications Officer

John holds a Bachelor of Arts (Journalism) from RMIT University, and has a strong background in print journalism.

He has worked as a regional editor for Fairfax community newspapers in Victoria, production editor at Bendigo’s The Advertiser and sub-editor at mX newspapers in Melbourne.

Before joining the Invasive Species Council he worked for the Victoria Naturally Alliance, a coalition of nine environment groups that want to see action taken to protect Victoria’s biodiversity from a range of threats including climate change, habitat fragmentation and species extinction.

He is also the director of Ecotype Communications, which specialises in design and communications for environmental, social and agricultural organisations and businesses.