MSc Zoology, Marine Mammals
BSc Hons. Marine Ecology
Master Reef Guide
Certified Australian Eco-Guide
With over 20 years international Marine Sciences experience and 10 years plus researching the Great Barrier Reef, Gareth brings a wealth of expert knowledge to any conference or speaking engagement, delivering keynote speaches, expert panels and session hosting.
Gareths' insightful talks and presentations are not only filled with proven scientific research and theory but more importantly with practical knowledge and vast personal experience, bringing a new dimension to these important topics.
His boundless enthusiasm, passion and engaging presentation style immediately places audiences at ease whilst capturing and maintaining their attention with a rare mix of science and humour creating a truly memorable and regularly talked about experience.
Gareth lives and works in Cairns, the gateway of the Great Barrier Reef in tropical Far North Queensland. He travels all over Australia, neighbouring regions and internationally raising awareness of, advocating for, and speaking about the need for Marine conservation, preservation and the effects of climate change on the Great Barrier Reef.
Gareth likes nothing more than to be a part of things in person, meeting and talking with attendee's and other speakers. He is just as much at home in-front of large audiences as he is with smaller groups or simply mingling at more specialised events.
If time, location or travel is a factor, Gareth is more than happy to make an appearance via video-link or voice-call providing the same level of audience engagement as he would if he was there in person.
With the amazing backdrop of Far North Queensland and the Great Barrier Reef, Gareth can produce and commentate on a number of pre-prepared topics for later use within your organisation for educational and conservation purposes.