Born in Sydney, NSW, 16 December 1962.
His Dip. (Applied Science) was secured at the Victorian College of Agric. & Hort. (Burnley) and his MSc at one of the Melbourne Universities.
joined the National Herbarium in Melbourne, Vic., as a Technician in
December 1983 but was promoted to Botanist in 1985. He has been active
in publications and reports, the latter mainly to local authorities on
aspects of vegetation management and on the bearing of industrial
activities on the environment. Some of the items have been in
collaboration with other works. Journals include Muellerla and the Vic. Nat., whilst
one report was for the Australian Heritage Commission, Canberra. Apart
from items in the press, his other writings cited have been in the