Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria
Born: 24 August 1962 -
Botanist for Australian Virtual Herbarium Project, Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney.
Consultant botanist/ecologist, Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney, NSW Scientific Committee, Sydney Water and Sydney Catchment Authority.
Ph.D. (Research) in Geography. Thesis: "The vegetation of the Robertson Plateau, New South Wales: historical and contemporary issues".
Referee for the nomination of the Blue Mountains Swamps as a vulnerable community
under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999. Has
refereed manuscripts for Australian Geographical Studies and Austrobaileya.
Also involved with voluntary editing of Flora of Australia Acacia treatments,
writing journal papers, reviewing threatened species and ecological community
In the 2010s he joined the Australian Biological Resources Study (ABRS) in Canberra to edit the online Flora of Australia.
Source: Karen Lee Biddle, Australian Virtual Herbarium
Project, Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney
Portrait Photo: Wattle Day Association website, 8/9/2019
Data from 2,520 specimens