Partners and Senior Scientists                                         Research Officer


Dr Johanna Johnson


Vanuatu: +678 5551114

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Johanna has 26 years' experience in marine research and management in the Asia-Pacific region, and specialises in climate change vulnerability and adaptation, community-based conservation, marine monitoring, reef resilience, synthesis and providing decision-support. Johanna is based in Vanuatu and is Director of C2O Pacific.


Jane Waterhouse MSc


Aust: +61 (0)409 053 367

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Jane has 25 years' experience working in the Great Barrier Reef on water quality science, catchment management and science facilitation.  She has expertise in assessing 

interactions across landscapes, such as ridge-to-reef, and conducting water quality risk assessments to support improved catchment management.


Dr Jon Brodie


Aust: +61 (0)407 127 030

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Jon has over 40 years' experience in water quality research, monitoring and management in Australia, Asia-Pacific and the Middle East.  Jon specialises in policy advice to governments regarding water quality and catchment activities, and assessing environmental risks to marine ecosystems to inform catchment management.



Sandra Erdmann MSc


Aust: +61 (0)421 880 629

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Sandra is a marine environmental scientist with expertise in project management and data analysis. She has experience as a researcher in the field and laboratory, and specialises in coral reef ecology and climate change, and is experienced in bioinformatics & programming. She has worked in various European countries, El Salvador and the GBR.


Affiliated Scientists and Organisations


David Welch MSc


Vanuatu: +678 5632627

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Dave has over 28 years' marine research experience and specialises in fisheries biology and ecology, fisheries stock assessments, marine monitoring, fisher surveys and climate impacts on fisheries sustainability. Dave has worked extensively in tropical Australia, the Pacific and small islands in the Indian Ocean, and is the Principal Scientist at C2O Fisheries and C2O Pacific.



Dr Michelle Devlin


UK: +44 (0) 7867181303

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Michelle has over 25 years' experience working on coastal and marine ecosystems, and specialises in environmental monitoring of water quality and eutrophication. She spent 8 years as a Partner at C2O Consulting providing advice to managers and policy makers on water quality issues. Michelle is now focusing on European projects, based in the UK.



Britt Basel MSc


USA: +1 (310) 773 7638
Mexico: +52 1 967128 0289

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Britt specialises in climate change adaptation, community-driven ecosystem solutions, capacity building, disaster risk reduction, collaborative conservation, integrated watershed management, agro-ecology, and sustainable livelihoods. Her experience spans 42 countries and she is fluent in English and Spanish. Britt is the Founder and Principle at Ecothropic with offices in Mexico and the USA.


Dr David Haynes


Aust: +61 (0)448 331 384

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David has over 30 years' experience in environmental science and management in temperate and tropical Australia and the Pacific. He has extensive experience in the design, implementation and management of waste and pollution management, having spent 8 years at SPREP, as well as in marine and freshwater biological and monitoring. David also has experience in strategic planning and policy.



Dr Jeffrey Maynard


USA: +1 (910) 616 1096

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Jeff is an applied scientist who develops decision-support frameworks for environmental managers using remote sensing, climate and ecological modelling. He has worked extensively with managers in the Pacific, Australia, southeast Asia and the Caribbean on resilience and vulnerability to climate change. Jeff is the Director of SymbioSeas in the USA.



Dr Catherine Collier


Aust: +61 (0)422 234 356

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Catherine has 22 years' experience in applied research for managing coastal and marine ecosystems, specialising in seagrass biology. She has worked closely with environmental managers in both research and monitoring of tropical and temperate ecosystems. Catherine is experienced at synthesising and communicating science to promote research uptake. 


Shannon Hogan


Aust: +61 (0)407 671 039


Shannon is a graphic and website designer with more than 15 years' experience working in print and online publishing for environmental research and management organisations. Formerly a communications and event manager, as well as Executive Assistant, Shannon provides communications, publications and digital marketing support to C2O Consulting, C2O Fisheries and C2O Pacific.


Affiliated Organisations


C2O Fisheries
Reef Ecologic
Maynard Applied Research Centre
Maynard Applied Research Centre

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