Jill is a tropical fish expert and passionate diver who’s research has taken her to Townsville, Okinawa (Japan) and Perth. After researching demersal finfish at Fisheries WA, Jill’s passion for fish conservation led to her extensive campaigning for Australia’s national network of marine parks. She currently works in university research management in Melbourne. In 2011 Jill joined the AMCS board to use her skills and aligned values for marine protection. She is dedicated to ocean conservation and says, “Having witnessed the change in coral reefs during my lifetime, I believe that AMCS is more important in this climate emergency than ever before”.