Researcher biography

Assoc/Prof. Kathy is internationally recognised for her work through her current positions as co-chair of the Social Impact Assessment Committee of the International Association for Impact Assessment (IAIA) and the IUCN/IAIA Impact Assessment in Protected Areas Taskforce. She provides input into natural resource management policy briefings to federal and state governments and has contributed significantly to regional communities through her work on cumulative effects assessment and shared value. 

Kathy is a current member of the Australian Hydrogen Council Social Licence Working Group, a member of the Environment Institute of Australia and New Zealand and a member of the International Association for Public Participation.  She is also part of the US National Science Foundation’s Energy Impacts Researchers Network.