Ecology Special Interest Section

Ecology Special Interest Section

The Ecology Special Interest Section (SIS) provides a focus on the ecology profession, drawing on the strengths of EIANZ members and Certified Environmental Practitioners. The Ecology SIS encourages active dialogue and participation in robust discussions around current and emerging trends, issues and challenges in ecology.

Purpose of the Ecology SIS is to:

  • develop and promote knowledge of this specialised area of environmental practice; and
  • advance the professional standing and recognition of ecology practitioners.

In 2010, Ecology was included as a specialist certification category in the Certified Environmental Practitioner Scheme.

Management Committee

The Management Committee for the Ecology SIS comprises the following EIANZ members and Certified Environmental Practitioners (CEnvPs):

  • Kelly Matthews MEIANZ CEnvP | Chair
  • Nelson Wills MEIANZ CEnvP | Deputy Chair
  • Mervyn Mason CEnvP (Ecology Specialist)
  • David Wassman MEIANZ CEnvP
  • Ian Boothroyd MEIANZ CEnvP (Ecology Specialist)
  • Rhidian Harrington MEIANZ
  • Ben Fitzpatrick MEIANZ CEnvP
  • William Green
  • Mary Timms MEIANZ CEnvP

Key activities

Become involved

Any members who would like to participate in the Ecology SIS and support the continuation of this important role within the Institute are encouraged to contact Kelly Matthews MEIANZ CEnvP, Chair of the Ecology SIS, at ecology@eianz.org.