Dr Rebecca Pirzl

Rebecca Pirzl

Ordinary Committee Member

Australian National Botanic Gardens, Canberra

Dr Rebecca Pirzl was appointed to head the Australian National Botanic Gardens in October 2023 in the role of Branch Head, Science and Australian National Botanic Gardens at Parks Australia, in the Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water. Rebecca has a background in ecology and sustainability science, specialising in biodiversity assessment and systems-based approaches to nature conservation, and improving biodiversity information supply chains. In her previous role at CSIRO she led an interdisciplinary sustainability science research group and was closely involved in devising ways to operationalise nature positive concepts. She catalysed CSIRO’s Indigenous Science and Engagement Program and coordinated the development of virtual laboratories and open data platforms, including significant collaborations with Australian herbaria to deliver eFlora for Australia.

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