People

RIEL is privileged to build upon some of the most important collaborations in tropical research. Our growing network of colleagues and organisational partners is the irreplaceable energetic asset that will carry us forward.

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Dr Natalie Rossiter-Rachor
Research Fellow

Primary research group

Tropical Plant and Invasion Ecology
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Kamaljit K. Sangha
Research Fellow (Ecological Economics)

Primary research group

Darwin Centre for Bushfires Research

Qualifications

PhD, Central Queensland University, Rockhampton, Qld
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Rohan Fisher
Information technology for development researcher.

Primary research group

Darwin Centre for Bushfires Research
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Felicity Watt
Research Fellow
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Dr Leigh-Ann Woolley
Research Associate

Primary research group

Savanna Wildlife Research and Conservation Management

Qualifications

BSc(Hons), MSc, PhD
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Anna Padovan
Research Fellow

Primary research group

Coastal Processes and Monitoring
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Dr. Erica A. Garcia
Lecturer & Senior Research Fellow

Primary research group

Aquatic Ecology and Management
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Dr Penny Wurm
Senior Lecturer and Research Fellow

Primary research group

Environmental Science Learning and Teaching

Qualifications

PhD, Charles Darwin University. 1998. BSc (Hons I), Murdoch University. 1987. BSc, Murdoch University. Completed December 1979 BSc University of the South Pacific, Fiji. Commenced 1976.
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Dirk Steenbergen
Post-doctoral Fellow (NAMRA)

Primary research group

Natural Resources-Based Livelihoods

Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy in Community Development, Resource Governance, & Conservation, at Murdoch University, Perth, Australia. MSc in Nature Conservation Policy and Management & BSc in Forest & Nature Conservation at the Wageningen University (WU), The Netherlands.
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Dr. Beau Austin
Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Primary research group

Conservation and Sustainable Livelihoods

Qualifications

B. Business (International Business); B. Arts (Hons) - Political Economy; PhD - Economic Geography;
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Julian Gorman
Research Fellow

Primary research group

Natural Resources-Based Livelihoods

Qualifications

Botany Degree, University of Western Australia Graduate Dip Resource and Environmental Management, Australian National University Graduate Cert, Geographic Information Systems from Charles Darwin University
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Dr. Wai Kean Yap
Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Primary research group

Centre for Renewable Energy (CRE)
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Mirjam Kaestli
Research Fellow

Qualifications

PhD in molecular microbiology
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Dr Mila Bristow
Adjunct

Primary research group

Ecosystem Function

Qualifications

PhD Forest Science, Southern Cross University BSc (Hons) Plant Ecology, University of Queensland
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Dr Julie Ballweg
Adjunct
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David Williams
Adjunct
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Prof Andrew Campbell
Adjunct - Professorial Fellow - Previous Director, RIEL
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Jeremy Russell-Smith
Adjunct Research Fellow

Primary research group

Darwin Centre for Bushfires Research
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Prof Samantha Setterfield
Adjunct - Associate Professor

Primary research group

Tropical Plant and Invasion Ecology
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Arturo Izurieta
Adjunct

Primary research group

Conservation and Sustainable Livelihoods

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