The main team
Britta Denise Hardesty
Dr Denise Hardesty is a globally recognized scientist focusing on plastic pollution.
Chris Wilcox is a principal research scientist with CSIRO’s Oceans and Atmosphere, based in Hobart, Tasmania.
TJ joined CSIRO in 2007 as a Research Technician after completing a Bachelor of Environmental Management at James Cook University. TJ’s work mainly focuses on applying GIS and remote sensing tools to address environmental management issues.
Qamar Schuyler handles statistical modelling for a variety of marine debris-related projects.
Lauren Roman is a postdoctoral researcher at CSIRO’s Oceans and Atmosphere. Her research focuses on marine debris (plastics and other litter in the ocean), and the impact of debris on wildlife.
Tonya van der Velde
Tonya van der Velde has participated in a diverse variety of themes and roles since commencing with CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research since 1983.
As a research technician for the marine debris team, Justine provides support for research and communication needs.
Kathy’s research evaluates different types of government policies and activities, and their impact on litter volumes in the environment.
As a Senior Software Engineer at CSIRO located in Hobart, he has extensive experience in large data processing, software design as well as project and defect management.
In 2022, Caroline joined the Ending Plastic Waste Mission as a Research Scientist, with time divided between the Ocean & Atmosphere and Manufacturing Business Unit working on a range of projects.
Dr. Steph Brodie joined CSIRO as a research scientist in 2023, following experience working with NOAA in California for the past 6 years.
Joanna Vince (UTAS)
Joanna Vince is a Senior Lecturer in the Politics and International Relations Program, School of Social Sciences at the University of Tasmania.
Adjunct Lecturer Institute of Antarctic and Marine Science University of Tasmania firstname.lastname@example.org Dr. Heidi Auman has studied human impacts on […]