Rupert Quinlan has worked with Pew since March 2010 as manager, Channel Country campaign, in which he works with partner organizations to secure protection of Queensland’s rivers as part of the state’s Wild Rivers Act. He has extensive experience in river and wetland conservation in Australia.
Prior to Pew, Quinlan successfully advocated for the Wild River Act’s creation and then worked as part of a team in the Queensland government to help draft it and supporting policies. He has also worked in London and New York in the petrochemical industry and on human rights issues.
He holds a master’s degree with honors distinction in aquatic ecology, hydrology and geomorphology from the University of Southampton.