Dr Charles Meredith
BSc (Botany, Genetics), PhD (Zoology/Earth Sciences) (from 8 December 2015)
Charles is an ecologist and consultant with extensive experience in natural systems and conservation planning. After an early career in wildlife research, he founded Biosis Research, Australia’s largest ecological and heritage consulting firm. He was Chief Executive Officer there from 1984 until he retired in 2011. Charles is an inaugural Fellow of the Environment Institute of Australia and New Zealand. He is Chair of the Melbourne Strategic Assessment Land Protection Advisory Group, a member of the Course Advisory Committee for Wildlife and Conservation Biology Degree at La Trobe University and a board member of the Victorian Environmental Assessment Council. He says Trust for Nature’s significant role in contributing to the conservation of privately held vegetation and habitat is critical to the long-term conservation of Victoria’s biodiversity. Charles currently chairs the Trust’s Conservation Committee.