Bachelor of Arts (Honours) (Sociology) | Master of Environment (Climate Change)
Rebecca brings experience in social and environmental policy and research to her role at First Person Consulting. She has contributed to a diverse range of projects, from climate change adaptation and natural resource management to infrastructure planning and social inclusion. Rebecca has particular interest in interdisciplinary approaches to environmental and social problems, and continues to develop her skills and experience in evaluation, social research, policy analysis and project management.
Prior to First Person Consulting, Rebecca worked as a Policy Officer for the Tasmanian Government across multiple areas. These included placements at the Tasmanian Climate Change Office and Social Inclusion Unit within the Tasmanian Department of Premier and Cabinet, as well as the Department of State Growth working on infrastructure policy. Prior to moving to Melbourne, Rebecca also worked for the University of Tasmania's Sustainable Food Systems Flagship
Rebecca's recent projects include:
In 2017, Rebecca completed a Master of Environment at the University of Melbourne, focusing on climate change from interdisciplinary perspectives, including policy, governance, economics and law. In 2012 she completed a Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Sociology at the University of Tasmania.
Her Honours thesis was a qualitative study on the ways in which people engage with climate change in their everyday lives, and her recent Masters thesis involved a case study on climate change adaptation in Australia’s electricity sector