Kingsley appointed Lotterywest Commissioner

Congratulations to Kingsley Dixon, whose appointment to the board of Lotterywest Commissioners was announced recently by the Premier.  The statement reads in part as follows:

Premier Mark McGowan has announced the appointments of Professor Kingsley Dixon and Elisabeth McLellan to the Lotterywest Board of Commissioners.  Professor Dixon – a renowned botanist and Western Australia’s 2016 Scientist of the Year – officially took up his appointment from 1 December 2017 and has played a leading role in conserving threatened species and transforming ecological restoration practice in Australia.  Professor Dixon has also provided high-level scientific advice at both a State and Federal level and is Chair of The Society for Ecological Restoration Australasia.

Ms McLellan – a leading Geraldton based conservationist – brings with her 25 years at the forefront of conservation, including almost 10 years with WWF International and eight as Co-Lead of the organisation’s global Wildlife Crime Campaign.  Ms McLellan holds a Bachelor of Science (Hons), Masters Applied Science and Graduate Diploma of Education while Professor Dixon holds a Bachelor of Science (Hons) and PhD from The University of Western Australia.