Partners and Senior Scientists Research Officer
Dr Johanna Johnson
Vanuatu: +678 5551114
Johanna has 25 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, 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
Jane has 24 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
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
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
Dave has 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
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
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
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
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
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.
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.