Evidence of source-sink metapopulations in vulnerable native galaxiid fish driven by introduced trout – a synopsis by Stuart McKayPosted: May 21, 2014 | |
Stuart McKay has over 15 years experience working for governments in Australia, the UK and New Zealand across health, agriculture, housing and environment portfolios. His experiences range from representing Australia at Commission on Sustainable Development meetings at the UN headquarters in New York to providing project management expertise to health, housing and social care projects in the UK. With the New Zealand government at the Ministry for Primary Industries Stuart was responsible for the 2011 independent audit of the Dairying and Clean Streams Accord, the Natural Resource Sector Briefing for Incoming Ministers and part of the cross portfolio team that implemented the National Policy Statement on Freshwater Management. Stuart was also pivotal in securing funding for the establishment of the Mangatarere Restoration Society a community restoration group in the Wairarapa. Stuart is currently sustainable development consultant at Sustainable Communities and is currently completing a post graduate certificate in ecological restoration at Victoria University, Wellington to supplement and specialise his expertise. He currently holds a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science and Social Ecology with Honours in Sustainable Development from Murdoch University in Perth, Western Australia.