Campbell Island Sealions

Trustees

TRUST MEMBERS

The Trust is made up of four respected New Zealand scientists who live in Christchurch.

SHELLEY MCMURTRIE: Chairperson
Company director and principal scientist at EOS Ecology, with 12 years combined research and consulting experience specialising in New Zealand freshwater ecosystems, impacts of catchment change, and restoration ecology.
Shelley’s passion for quality science and  communication (bridging the gap between science and the public) has led to the ongoing success of her niche aquatic research consultancy company.
 
COLIN MEURK
Dr. Colin Meurk is a senior ecologist at the Crown Research Institute, Landcare Research—a government research institute specialising in sustainable use of terrestrial resources. He works in biogeography, ecological restoration and design, landscape dynamics, urban ecology and conservation biology, with a specialist area of terrestrial ecology and botany and over 100 peer-reviewed scientific articles.
 
IAN LYNN
Ian is a senior land resource scientist with 35 years research and consultancy experience in land resource evaluation and mapping, geomorphology and landscape characterisation, floodplain hazard and erosion research, and land use identification and classification.

 

   
Trust associates
Legal advisor
JEREMY BLAKE. Partner of the well respected NZ law firm, Buddle Findlay.
Patron
DON MERTON. Saviour or many of the world’s most endangered birds, including the Chatham Island black robin and NZ kakapo.
Advisor
MURRAY WILLIAMS. A waterfowl biologist pivotal in the recovery of the world’s most endangered teal (the Campbell Island flightless teal).