WWF-Australia National Managers



Dr Joshua Bishop: National Manager – Markets, Sustainability and Business Partnerships

Joshua is a natural resource and environmental economist with over 20 years' experience. He holds a BA in Literature from Yale, a Masters in Public Policy from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard, and a PhD in Economics from University College London. Dr Bishop manages WWF-Australia’s portfolio of corporate partnerships and engages with corporate and resource management leaders to drive demand for, and uptake of, sustainably produced commodities that support sustainable natural resource management and biodiversity conservation in WWF priority places, both in Australia and internationally.

Joshua Bishop: National Manager – Markets, Sustainability and Business Partnerships 
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© WWF-Australia
Kellie Caught: National Manager – Climate Change

Kellie has been with WWF-Australia for four years, working on pollution pricing mechanisms, clean energy, energy efficiency and international climate change negotiations. Kellie brings a broad range of experience to her role, having worked in politics, academia, state government, the United Nations and non-government organisations. She has a Bachelor of Science, a Postgraduate Diploma in Psychology and a Masters of International Business.

Kellie Caught: National Manager – Climate Change 
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© Fiora Sacco
Phil Freeman: National Manager – Communications

Phil joined the WWF team in 2012, bringing a decade of experience in environmental campaigning and communications. He has worked with not-for-profit organisations in East Timor and Sri Lanka as well as with Greenpeace, the Australian Conservation Foundation, and one of Australia’s biggest law firms. He sees communications as the natural coming together of his two formal disciplines – law and visual arts. Phil enjoys leading a diverse team with capabilities ranging from news media through to online campaigning, thought leadership and social media – drawing on his learning from the Sydney Leadership 2011 program.

Phil Freeman: National Manager – Communications 
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© Phil Freeman
Darren Grover: National Manager – Species, Terrestrial and Indigenous Partnerships

Darren has a Bachelor of Applied Science from Queensland University of Technology and a Masters of Applied Science from James Cook University. He leads a geographically diverse team that delivers projects such as landscape level revegetation and restoration in the Southwest Australia Ecoregion, marine turtle and dugong conservation on the Great Barrier Reef, and Indigenous community engagement in the Kimberley and north Queensland.
He has more than 15 years' experience in environmental impact assessment, Indigenous education and land management, and the development of environmental and water policies.

Darren Grover: National Manager – Species, Terrestrial and Indigenous Partnerships 
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© Chris Curnow / WWF-Aus
Nick Heath: Government Engagement Director

Nick joined WWF-Australia in 2006 and works to protect the reef from farm pollution, fisheries and other impacts. Nick and his team have convinced the Commonwealth Government to invest $200m in farm reform, ban the dangerous pesticide endosulfan and to introduce new national pesticides legislation. Nick and his team have also convinced the State Government to invest $175m in farm reform, commit to halve pollution by 2013 and ban dangerous practices on over 13 million hectares of the reef catchment.
 
Nick Heath: National Manager – Freshwater 
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Richard Leck: National Manager – Marine Conservation and Sustainable Development

Richard has a Masters in Environmental Management and throughout his career has been a passionate advocate for marine conservation. Prior to joining WWF, he spent many years working in dive tourism and marine research in Australia and overseas.
Since joining WWF-Australia in 2002, Richard has successfully campaigned for more than a third of the Great Barrier Reef to be declared as marine sanctuaries. He has also led WWF’s work on climate change for the Coral Triangle Initiative and launched the Fight for the Reef campaign.
Richard Leck: National Manager – Marine Conservation and Sustainable Development 
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© Richard Leck
Sarah Jane Monahas: National Manager – Fundraising

Sarah Jane has over 17 years’ postgraduate marketing experience, specialising in Direct Marketing. Since joining the fundraising team in 2010, Sarah Jane has played a pivotal role in the development of WWF’s traditional and innovative fundraising channels. She has led the team in significantly growing the supporter base, and most recently has developed the adoption program and established direct response television as an alternative source of fundraising. As well as making significant contributions to our telemarketing, direct mail and retail programs, Sarah Jane is an active member of the Sustainability Committee.

Sarah Jane Monahas: National Manager – Fundraising 
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© Laurent Desarnaud / WWF-Aus
Paul Toni: National Manager – Science, Policy and Government Partnerships

With a background as the Principal Legal Officer, Native Title Unit, NSW Aboriginal Land Council and Principal Solicitor, NSW Environmental Defender’s Office, as well as a solicitor and a barrister with commercial law firms in Sydney, Paul is now based in WWF’s Canberra Office.
He has previously worked for WWF-Australia in the roles of Program Leader, Climate Change and Sustainable Development, and Manager Landscape Conservation. After holding the position of Chief Executive Officer of the Nature Conservation Trust of New South Wales Paul returned to WWF-Australia in 2012.
Paul Toni: National Manager Science, Policy and Government Partnerships 
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© Fiora Sacco
Matt Willson: National Manager – Corporate Partnerships

Matt joined WWF-UK in 2007 and moved to WWF-Australia in 2008. He leads on WWF-Australia’s strategic private sector partnerships, business engagement and communications, and corporate fundraising. He is experienced across agricultural commodities and markets, climate change, water, forest and marine resources, and biodiversity.
Seeking out strategic business alliances with retailers, brands, manufacturers and other major businesses, Matt helps to catalyse the shift to sustainable supply chains and reduce the impacts of doing business.

Matt Willson: National Manager – Corporate Partnerships 
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© Laurent Desarnaud / WWF-Aus