Bachelor of Science (Hons) (Environmental Studies, Zoology)
Heather joined First Person Consulting in 2023, bringing a science background and strong analysis skills to the team. She has wide-ranging interests and experience in projects related to the environment, sustainability and Natural Resource Management. Heather’s analytical and quantitative skills, developed through her professional and academic journey, make her a valuable asset to the FPC team. Her previous roles at the Australian Bureau of Statistics and as an ecologist have honed her analysis skills, allowing her to uncover meaningful insights and effectively present them to diverse audiences. Heather applies a thorough, methodical approach and enjoys working on a variety of evaluation and research projects. Through her work, Heather hopes to contribute a small part to building climate-resilient ecological and human systems.
Prior to joining First Person Consulting, Heather worked as a Data Analyst at the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). As a part of the Graduate Development Program Heather worked in several work areas on a range of projects. This included the Australian Climate Service, delivering data for Emergency Management Services, producing International Trade Statistics and managing a project to uplift coding capability at the ABS. Heather has cultivated her expertise by collaborating in diverse teams while working as a Research Assistant for an Eco-evolutionary research group at the University of Tasmania and as a field ecologist in various Latin American locations.
Examples of projects Heather has worked on include: