Our Community

The Centre for Invasive Species Solutions is governed by an independent skills-based board and managed by a core team of staff based in our head office. Our innovation and engagement portfolio is led through innovation and project leaders based around the country.

Our Board

Bruce Christie

Chair

Justin Bellanger

Director

Robbie Davis

Director

Arabella Douglas

Director

Jan Ferguson OAM

Director

Adrian Zammit

Director

Our Staff

Andreas Glanznig

Chief Executive, Centre for Invasive Species Solutions

Lucie Hassall

General Manager & Company Secretary, Centre for Invasive Species Solutions

Dr Tony Buckmaster

Principal RD&E Manager, Centre for Invasive Species Solutions

David Picker

Head of Strategic Partnerships, Centre for Invasive Species Solutions

Shan Southwell

Finance & Office Manager, Centre for Invasive Species Solutions

Greg Mifsud

National Wild Dog Management Coordinator, Centre for Invasive Species Solutions

Gillian Basnett

National Feral Cat and Fox Management Coordinator, Centre for Invasive Species Solutions

Dawn Jean Luc

Research Administration Officer, Centre for Invasive Species Solutions

Darren Marshall

Lead Researcher, Feral Animal Projects, Centre for Invasive Species Solutions

Sreshti Nair

Communications and Marketing Coordinator, Centre for Invasive Species Solutions

Lachlan Marshall

Senior Technical Officer, Centre for Invasive Species Solutions

Jane Leslie

Administration Assistant & EA to CEO, Centre for Invasive Species Solutions

Karen Gregory

Digital Communications Officer, Centre for Invasive Species Solutions

Dr Thomas Nelson

Project Officer (Communications), Centre for Invasive Species Solutions

Dave Worsley

NE NSW Wild Dog Coordinator, Centre for Invasive Species Solutions

Our Project Leaders (Past and Present)

Dr Dave Ramsey

Principal Scientist (Program Leader) – Wildlife Management, Arthur Rylah Institute

Dr Carlo Pacioni

Senior Scientist | Wildlife Management , Arthur Rylah Institute

Professor Paul Thomas

Director: South Australian Genome Editing (SAGE) Facility, Director: Genome Editing Program SAHMRI, Professor: School of Medicine, The Faculty of Health and Medical Science, University of Adelaide

Dr Annelise Wiebkin

National Deer Management Coordinator, South Australian Department of Primary Industries and Regions

Dr Hanwen Wu

Principal Research Scientist, NSW DPI

Dr Peter Adams

Development Officer, Invasive Species, WA DPIRD

Dr Susan Campbell

Research Scientist, Invasive Species, WA DPIRD

Dr Agus Sunarto

Senior Research Scientist, CSIRO

Dr Lynette McLeod

Postdoctoral Fellow, University of New England

Dr Tracey Kreplins

Research Scientist, WA Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development

Dr Pat Taggart

Research Officer (rabbits), NSW Department of Primary Industries

Dr Matt Sheehan

National Coordinator, National Environment and Community Biosecurity RDE Strategy, Wild Matters

Dr Wendy Ruscoe

Ecologist, CSIRO

Dr Simon Humphrys

Commercialisation Manager (left in December 2017), Centre for Invasive Species Solutions (left in December 2017)

Dr Elise Furlan

Post-doctoral research fellow in Molecular Ecology, University of Canberra

Dr Michelle Christy

National Incursions Prevention and Response Facilitator , WA Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (left in January 2020)

Dr Mark Tizard

Principle Research Scientist, Project Leader; Genome Engineering, CSIRO

Peter West

Senior Research Officer and Invasive Species Officer (Engagement), NSW Department of Primary Industries

Professor Don Hine

Professor, School of Psychology and Behavioural Science, University of New England (left in December 2019)

Dr David Peacock

Biosecurity Research Officer, Primary Industries and Regions South Australia (left in September 2019)

Dr Tarnya Cox

Professional Officer, NSW Department of Primary Industries

Dr Paul Meek

Project Leader Wild Dog Alert & E-Hub Intelli traps, NSW Department of Primary Industries

Dr Dave Forsyth

Researcher, NSW Department of Primary Industries

Dr Matt Gentle

Senior Zoologist, Biosecurity Queensland, Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries

Professor Dianne Gleeson

Science Program Director, University of Canberra

Dr Peter Caley

Senior Research Scientist, CSIRO

Associate Professor Phill Cassey

Associate Professor, University of Adelaide

Dr Malcolm Kennedy

Research Officer, Biosecurity Queensland, Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries

Dr Tanja Strive (Biocontrol Domain)

Principal Research Scientist, CSIRO

Balanced Researcher Program Participants

Elena Smertina

PhD Candidate, University of Canberra / CSIRO

Egi Kardia

Postdoctoral Fellow, CSIRO

Katherine Hill

PhD Candidate, University of Adelaide

Jack Rojahn

PhD Candidate, University of Canberra

Moses Omogbeme

PhD Candidate, Murdoch University

Jose Huaman Torres

PhD Candidate, La Trobe University

Adam Toomes

Ph.D. Candidate, The University of Adelaide