James Haig

Since studying biology at University James has had a varied career working for London Zoo and the Victorian Institute of Marine Science before becoming a park ranger/manager in land and marine parks from Bass Strait to Cape York. In 2015 he joined Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES) as Executive Manager of Bushfire Mitigation. In 2017 James deployed to Canada with the Australian team assisting with the British Columbia wildfires. James regularly fills roles in the QFES State Operations Centre, does extensive media work and was QFES Incident Controller for the 2020 K’gari (Fraser Island) bushfire. He is a steering committee member of the Queensland Fire and Biodiversity Consortium.

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