Chris is an aquatic ecologist with over sixteen years experience working in both private enterprise and state government. During this period he has been integrally involved within a diverse range of projects assessing aquatic ecosystems throughout Queensland, New South Wales, Papua New Guinea and Indonesia.
Chris’s passion and main field of knowledge is within the research and management of freshwater ecosystems. He has substantial experience in environmental impact assessments and baseline aquatic surveys for major infrastructure development projects, small to large scale stream health assessments, including a key role on Southeast Queensland’s Ecosystem Health Monitoring Program (EHMP) and many Receiving Environment Monitoring Programs (REMPs).
Chris has had considerable experience within the assessment of freshwater EVNT turtle, fish and crayfish species within Queensland. Additionally, he is a qualified senior electrofisher, accredited in AUSRIVAS, and is skilled within the collection and interpretation of data for surface waters, stream sediments and chemical concentrations of biota samples.