I lead Victoria University of Wellington's Pacific Biosecurity
programme, mostly working on invasive ant management in the Pacific, including Australia, New Zealand, Tokelau, Kiribati, Samoa, French Polynesia and Fiji. I led the development of the Pacific Invasive Ant Toolkit
. Currently we are developing a smaller scale toolkit for coconut pests and diseases
. I am also Ecology & Environment Programmes Manager at Victoria Link Limited, a role that involves extending Victoria University's research in the Pacific.