At the Helm
Dr Adam Smith
Founder and Managing Director
Nathan Cook, MSc
Applied Marine Scientist
Al is a marine biologist from the Philippines with extensive experience in fisheries, climate change, habitat and vulnerability assessment, marine ecology, and environmental management. He has a Master of Science degree in Marine Science from James Cook University. He has skills in the applications of geospatial information using GIS and remote sensing in the coastal and marine environment. He has worked on different local and international Reef Ecologic projects such as impact assessment on corals in Mozambique, database development for the coastal and marine strategy of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, reef restoration, citizen science and reef surveys. He is very passionate in using his knowledge and skills to help manage the marine environment and save the reefs for future generation.
Professor Iain Gordon
Dr Daniela Ceccarelli
Trevor is a consultant with over 35 years in the private and public sectors working as an environmental scientist, marine pollution emergency responder, spatial data scientist, HAZMAT and analytical chemist and oil exploration geochemist.
He has worked for the CSIRO, GBRMPA, Australian Maritime Safety Authority, United Nations, Electricity Commission of Victoria, NSW State Emergency Service, Asia-Pacific ASA and numerous other private consultancies. He has successfully managed over 200 small and large project and over 40 major maritime accidents, ship groundings and marine spill incidents including Australia’s largest oil spill incident the Montara well, and numerous incidents across the Pacific Islands.
Trevor has authored 110 papers, manuals and book chapters relating to emergency management, pollution response, shipwreck response, marine pollution risk assessment, hazardous substance incident, decision support systems and oil and gas exploration geochemistry.