BirdLife Australia Team

BirdLife Australia is headed up by a leadership team which is committed to grass roots, science-based, bird conservation.

Our teams

BirdLife Australia is headed up by a leadership team and board committed to grass roots, science-based, bird conservation.

Paul Sullivan - Bio Image

Our CEO

Paul Sullivan was appointed BirdLife Australia's CEO in 2013. Since then, he has led an ambitious strategy to reverse the bird extinction crisis, focusing on program impact, income growth and organisational effectiveness.

Paul Sullivan

CEO

Diana Gibson
Head of Communications, Engagement and Development
Rathish Karthigesu
Head of Organisational Effectiveness
Samantha Vine
Head of Conservation and Science
Martine Maron - Bio Image

Our President

Martine Maron was appointed President of BirdLife Australia in 2020 having been a long-time supporter and board-member of BirdLife Australia. As a Professor of Environmental Management at the University of Queensland, a member of the Wentworth Group of Concerned Scientists, and a Director of the NESP Threatened Species Recovery Hub, Martine Maron is one of the leading lights in Australian conservation biology.

Martine Maron

President

Mandy Bamford
Vice President
Gerard Early
Director
Alex Morgan
Director
Gary Nelson
Director
Jarrod Pittson
Director
Hugh Possingham
Director
Pamela Sutton-Leguad
Director
Alanna Vivian
Director
Judith Hoyle
Director
Duncan MacKenzie
Director