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Our members are national and international researchers, within the fields of environmental management, human geography, social science, and regional planning with a passion for advancing knowledge for sustainable futures.



  • Dr Julia Baird, Adjunct Senior Lecturer, Environmental sustainability, specialising in human dimensions of water resources and water resilience, (Environmental Sustainability Research Centre, Brock University, Canada)
  • Dr Alexandra Bec, Adjunct Research Fellow, Economic regional community development, change management, tourism, resilience theory, heritage (City of Gold Coast)
  • Prof Quentin Beresford, Adjunct Professor‚Äč, Politics
  • Dr Marta Botta, Adjunct Research Fellow, Cultural change and sustainable futures
  • A/Prof Lisa Chandler, Adjunct Associate Professor, Art and Design
  • Mr Brendan Doran, Adjunct Professor, International Relations
  • Dr Michael Duggan, Adjunct Research Fellow, Education for sustainability (Orange Sky Australia)
  • Dr Pedro Fidelman, Adjunct Senior Fellow, Coastal and marine systems, climate change adaptation, natural resource management (Centre for Policy Futures, University of Queensland)
  • Dr Eva Friman, Adjunct Professor (Swedish International Centre of Education for Sustainable Development (SWEDESD), Uppsala University, Sweden)
  • Dr Takahisa Furuichi, Adjunct Senior Research Fellow, Geomorphology, hydrology and climatology and socio-economic implications (Hokkaido University, Japan)
  • Dr Marcelle Holdaway, Adjunct Fellow in Accountability and Sustainability
  • Prof Ken Hughey, Adjunct Professor (Department of Environmental Management, Lincoln University, New Zealand)
  • Dr Ben Jarihani, Assistant Professor (University of Central Asia, Tajikistan)
  • Prof Robert Kay, Adjunct Professor, Climate change vulnerability impacts and adaptation assessment, geomorphology and coastal planning and management (ICF International, USA)
  • Dr Christine King, Adjunct Associate Professor, Multi-stakeholder Learning and Participatory Research, Development and Extension
  • A/Prof David Kronlid, Adjunct Associate Professor, Environmental ethics, ecofeminism, holistic mobility with a focus on its existential, ethical & environmental ethical aspects. Climate change justice, mobility, & education for sustainable development (Swedish International Centre of Education for Sustainable Development (SWEDESD), Uppsala University, Sweden)
  • Dr Timothy Lee, Adjunct Associate Professor, Tourism, hospitality and leisure management, including health, food, cultural and event tourism
  • Prof Michael Lueck, Adjunct Professor, Coastal and marine systems as venues for recreation, sport and tourism (Auckland University of Technology)
  • Dr Evanthie Michalena, Adjunct Associate Professor
  • Prof Melissa Nursey-Bray, Adjunct Professor, geography, environment and population, Indigenous resource management, coastal management, community engagement (University of Adelaide)
  • Dr Tristan Pearce, Adjunct Associate Professor, Climate change vulnerability & adaptation; traditional knowledge systems; cumulative impacts of resource development (University of Northern British Columbia)
  • Prof Gary Pickering, Adjunct Professor, Climate change and impacts, climate change adaptation, and climate change psychology, (Brock University, Canada)
  • Prof Ryan Plummer, Adjunct Professor, Resilience; Social Ecological Systems (Director of the Environmental Sustainability Research Centre [ESRC], Brock University, Canada)
  • Dr Stina Powell, Adjunct Associate Professor, Environmental governance and sustainable development (Head of the Division of Environmental Communication, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences [SLU], Sweden)
  • Prof Benjamin Preston, Adjunct Professor (RAND, USA)
  • Dr Lisa Ryan, Adjunct Research Fellow (Sunshine Coast Council)
  • Prof Noel Scott, Adjunct Professor, Experience design, Technology, Tourism governance, management and marketing.
  • Prof Roy Sidle, Adjunct Professor, environmental science, natural hazards, catchment hydrology, hydrogeomorphic processes (Mountain Societies Research Institute, University of Central Asia, Tajikistan)
  • Dr Laura Sinay, Adjunct Lecturer, tourism and sustainability
  • Dr Erin Smith, Adjunct Research Fellow, Water, rural geography, regional & environmental change management (Aither)
  • A/Prof Dana Thomsen, Adjunct Associate Professor
  • A/Prof Katherine Warner, Adjunct Associate Professor, Former Regional Senior Expert, Climate Change and Environment
  • Prof Iain White, Adjunct Professor, Environmental planning, human geography, risk, vulnerability, resilience (University of Waikato, New Zealand)