two men sitting on the ground talking
Dean Yibarbuk and Geoff Lipsett-Moore two men sitting on the ground talking © Ted Wood

Our People

Geoff Lipsett-Moore

Climate Specialist


  • Areas of Expertise

    wildlife biology, tropical rainforest ecology, conservation planning


Dr Geoff Lipsett-Moore has worked in a broad range of conservation capacities over three decades ranging from field assistant, wildlife biologist, ecologist, conservation planner to CEO. He has worked in an equally varied range of environments including sub-Antarctic Heard Island, the boreal forests of Canada, the tropical forests of Peru, the reefs of PNG, and the Australian desert.

In his capacity as Climate Specialist, Geoff is focused on climate change adaptation and mitigation initiatives in support of indigenous people in Australia and the Pacific.

Geoff has a PhD in tropical rainforest ecology from James Cook University, Queensland. He commenced working at TNC in 2006 and works from his home office in Queensland.

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