Dr Jack Pascoe

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Jack is a Yuin man living on Gadabanut Country. For the last decade, he has led the Conservation Ecology Centre’s Conservation and Research Program, which delivers adaptive management and applied ecological research across the Otway region.

Jack recently joined the University of Melbourne as a Senior Research Fellow in the School of Ecosystem and Forest Sciences and his interests are in understanding and managing biocultural landscapes.

He currently sits on scientific reference groups for Zoos Victoria and the Department of Energy, Environment and Climate Action (formerly DELWP) and was a member of the Expert Panel which recently reviewed the Victorian Wildlife Act 1975. Jack is Chief Councillor of the Biodiversity Council.

Jack completed a PhD at the University of Western Sydney where he studied the predators of the Blue Mountains.