Our Staff

 Andrew_BaldwinSAndrew Baldwin

Water & Strategic Programs  Manager

Andrew facilitates the collection and distribution of knowledge and data. This includes the co-ordination, collection, interpretation and use of scientific information at a regional and sub-regional level, and the identification of knowledge gaps and research needs for the region.



Adrian James

Land Program Manager & Regional Landcare Facilitator

Adrian works with agricultural researchers, advisors, groups and individual farmers to transfer the best agricultural science into productivity and sustainability improvements for the region’s farms. He also manages NRM North's Land Program, which includes setting targets, planning, budgeting and reporting. Adrian holds a Master's Degree in Environmental Management and has 12 years' experience in agricultural extension and project management.


Kate Thorn

Biodiversity Program Manager

Kate works with public and private land managers as well as community groups to ensure protection of our unique and diverse flora and fauna and coastal environments.  Projects include supporting landholders to revegetate their properties and protect existing native habitat, through to collaborating with government agencies and other stakeholders to implement recovery actions for threatened species and ecological communities, and to plan for the impacts of climate change on our biodiversity.


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Sarah Presnell

ExecutiveAssistant/ Finance Officer

Provides support to the CEO and Corporate Services Manager.


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Administration Coordinator

Denise has been with NRM North for 15 years since its inception and was involved many years prior in the broader community sector and Landcare network, in the lead-up to regional NRM. She is the front-line first point of contact for NRM North and manages the office, providing administrative and logistic support for the team. Denise brings a diverse range of professional skills and experience to this position, with various qualifications in administration, facilitation and technical fields.

Jesse Webster

Water Coordinator

Jesse works with all stakeholders in Tasmania’s northern NRM region to help manage threats to water quality and ecological health that are linked to stormwater pollution. In this role, Jesse provides technical advice and support to partners of the Northern Tasmanian Stormwater Program and helps to facilitate implementation of Water Sensitive Urban Design and improved sediment and erosion control practices at the regional and municipal level.


Alison Hugo

Biodiversity Coordinator

Alison’s role is to work closely with the community and other stakeholders to facilitate their involvement in NRM activities. Her key functions include project development, facilitation and management of biodiversity focussed projects in the northern region. Alison completed a Bachelor of Social Science at Charles Sturt University and has since worked in the capacity of engaging community in NRM for more than 14 years.

 Peter Heading

Regional Landcare Faciliator

With a focus on sustainable land management practices, Peter works with landholders from various farming regions within northern Tasmania.  His primary role is to provide landholders with the necessary skills and knowledge through workshops, field days and on-ground trial work to assist in building on their farm management practices. Originally from a farming background in Queensland, Peter has lived and worked in northern Tasmania for 35 years. He was previously employed with Serve-Ag, a Tasmanian based agribusiness for four years implementing a similar sustainable farm management project.

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Tamar Estuary and Esk Rivers (TEER) Scientific and Technical Coordintator

Toni is NRM North’s Tamar Estuary and Esk Rivers (TEER) Program Scientific and Technical Coordinator. Toni has worked with NRM North monitoring and assessing the region's rivers and wetlands for more than 10 years. Through biological, riparian and water quality assessments, data analysis has provided an improved understanding of the character of the region's rivers and wetlands. Prior to working with NRM North, Toni worked with Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning Victoria, in GIS and Natural Resource Management, and Department of Primary Industries, Water and Environment Tasmania.

 Shane Westley

Regional Cat Management Coordinator 

Biba Archer

Communications Coordinator

Lauren Bird

Biodiversity Coordinator


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