Dr Rebecca Koss, Senior Science Writer – Office of the Commissioner for Environmental Sustainability and IMNIS mentor in the 2019 Energy-Minerals Resources program in VIC.

Dr Rebecca Koss has more than 19 years’ experience in environmental and conservation policy and science. Rebecca is a Senior Science Writer with the Office of the Commissioner for Environmental Sustainability. Rebecca wrote the inaugural State of the Yarra and its Parklands 2018 Report and was co-author for the Victorian State of the Environment 2018 Report. She served as a board member of the Central Coastal Board, one of three regional coastal planning advisory bodies appointed by the Minister for Environment, Climate Change and Water. Rebecca has a reputation for her knowledge across environmental stewardship; environmental policy and strategy implementation and stakeholder relations.

Rebecca has a PhD in Conservation and Environmental Management (Deakin University); a Bachelor of Science (Hons., Monash University); and is currently completing a Global Executive MBA (Monash University). She is a 2018 Monash Business School Women in Leadership and Women in Sustainable Enterprise Scholarship recipient, a graduate of the inaugural Joan Kirner Young and Emerging Leaders Program and received the Parcs Canada CEO Awards for Excellence in 2015.

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