• MPhil (University of Tasmania) Marine Conservation and Biosecurity
  • BSc (James Cook University) Marine Biology and Aquaculture


  • PADI/SDI Diving instructor (2005-present)
  • Research assistant (IUCN biosecurity project in the Chagos and Seychelles) (2008-2009)
  • Laboratory teaching assistant in fisheries ecology (UTAS) (2009)
  • Dive coordinator/Instructor (Planet Scuba/Constellation fleet) (2011-2012)
  • Marine Engineering Techinician (Offshore Construction Specialists (2012)
  • Research assistant with grouper fisheries management plan field team (Marine Research Centre, Maldives) (2013)
  • XL Catlin Seaview Survey field team member (2013- present)