On completion of my PhD in March 2017 I was granted an Honorary Research Fellow position at the University of Western Australia.

Teaching experience:

2017 - Visiting Lecturer at Northeast Forestry University, Harbin, China

2016 - Awarded Faculty of Science Student Teacher of the Year

2016 - Highest SURF (student feedback) rating in School for co-delivered unit

2014 - Completion of the University of Western Australia Postgraduate Teaching Internship Scheme, including completion of the Foundations of University Teaching course.

Teaching experience in the UWA School of Earth and Environment:
2014-17 - Masters: Climate Change Policy and Planning (co-delivered unit)
2017 - Third year: Environmental Policy and Planning
2013 - Second year: Environmental Policy and Planning
2013 - First year: Geographies of Global Cities
2012-15 - First year: Globalisation, Environment and Development
2009 - First year: Earth and Environment: Geographical Perspectives
2009 - Second year: Environmental Policy and Law

Areas of Interest:
Human geography principles, in particular resource allocation, demography, sustainability principles, environmental policy and law.

Areas of Expertise:
Environmental policy and law, especially energy-related policy and law. Natural resource management.

Committee Positions:

2015-16 - Inaugural Chair, UWA Geography and Environment Study Group

2015-16 - Committee Member, UWA Sessional Staff Association

2015-16 - Postgraduate Representative, Faculty of Science Teaching and Learning Committee

2015 - Editor, UWA Postscript Magazine

2015 - Media Officer, UWA Postgraduate Student Association

2013-15 - Postgraduate Representative, UWA School of Earth and Environment

Volunteering and Community Support:

I am a nationally accredited mediator through the Mediator Standards Board of Australia.

2015-Present - Mediation coach/mentor for UWA Law Students and Legal Professionals

2015 - UWA Postgraduate UniMentor
- Awarded 2015 Postgraduate UniMentor of the Year - Mentee's Choice

Peer reviewer for: Social Sciences, Renewable Energy Focus; Energy Policy; Applied Energy; Environment; Energy Research and Social Science; Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education; International Journal of Sustainable Built Environment; Environmental Engineering and Management Journal

Occasional volunteer for Save the Children; Regular Blood Donor

Work experience:

2012 - Senior Policy Officer, Research Officer
Public Utilities Office, Department of Finance, Government of Western Australia

2009-12 - Senior Program Officer, Research Officer, Graduate Officer
Office of Energy, Government of Western Australia

2011 - Policy Advisor - Energy to Hon Peter Collier MLC, Minister for Energy
Department of Premier and Cabinet, Government of Western Australia