Meet the panel

Anthea Tinney

Anthea Tinney is the Chair of the Marine Estate Expert Knowledge Panel.  Anthea is also a non-executive director of the CRC for Contamination Assessment and Remediation of the Environment (CRC CARE) and chair or independent member of several public sector audit committees. She was previously the Chair of the Sydney Harbour Federation Trust, Chair of the Australian National Commission for UNESCO and Chair of Land and Water Australia.

Formerly, Anthea was a deputy secretary in the federal environment portfolio with an extensive public sector career over more than 30 years. She spent many years in the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet, including five years as the head of the Cabinet Office, and some years in the federal Treasury.

Anthea has served on several boards and advisory committees and has extensive experience in public policy advising.  She is an experienced international and government negotiator and has led several reviews for government.  She has a Bachelor of Economics degree and was awarded a Public Service Medal in 1995 for services to the Australian Cabinet system.

Dr Kate Brooks

Dr Kate Brooks is a specialist in marketing and social science research, with over thirty years’ experience planning for industry and community, incorporating environmental sustainability, through management systems and policy. Dr Brooks’ key fields of specialisation are in social impact assessment, social license to operate, community capacity, networking, and government, industry and community interactions.

Ass Prof William Glamore

Associate Professor William Glamore - is a highly awarded physical scientist and engineer specialising in estuarine and coastal environments. Associate Professor Glamore has undertaken significant research on the biophysical aspects of estuaries, coasts, rivers and wetlands including process studies, restoration, hydrodynamics, water quality and total catchment management.

Prof Peter Steinberg

Professor Peter Steinberg - is an internationally eminent Australian marine scientist with 30 years’ experience in a diversity of biological fields, including: coastal ecology and management; restoration ecology; microbial ecology and environmental biotechnology. Professor Steinberg is Director and CEO of the Sydney Institute of Marine Science, Professor of Biology at the University of New South Wales, and Visiting Professor at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. He currently holds positions on the National Marine Science Committee and the Board of the Australian Integrated Marine Observing System (IMOS), and was a member of the Environmental Panel of the Greater Sydney Commission.

Ass Prof Kate Barclay

Associate Professor Kate Barclay – is a fisheries social scientist with a research focus on the social aspects of marine and coastal resource management. She has been researching fisheries and the seafood trade in Australia and the Asia Pacific region since the late 1990s. She is Associate Professor in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at the University of Technology Sydney and has conducted contract research on fisheries and aquaculture for organizations including: the World Bank, the European Parliament, Greenpeace, WWF, the United Nations Development Program, and the Australian Government.

Mr Peter McGinnty

Peter McGinnity brings over thirty years’ of experience leading marine and integrated coastal planning and management reforms for the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority. Mr McGinnity will contribute skills and technical advice in the application of risk based approaches and has experience with management strategy evaluation and vulnerability assessment methodologies applied to climate change, biodiversity conservation and coastal ecosystem assessments.

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