Jeff has a BSc (Hons) from James Cook University. He has worked for the Commonwealth and Western Australian governments and as a consultant in policy, land management and science roles. In 2008 was peer nominated for the award as Conservation Scientist of the Year in WA for his leadership in linking science with conservation practice and engagement in the south-west of Western Australia. Currently the Principal Consultant at EcOz Environmental Consultants in Darwin, Jeff retains his interest in environmental outcomes through community involvement in policy development and application. He has been an EIANZ member since 2012. He is currently on the Advisory Council and the President of the NT Division.