a man kneeling while gardening
Martin Hartigan a man kneeling while gardening © Brooke Caddell

Our People

Martin Hartigan

Urban Conservation Manager


  • Areas of Expertise

    team management, land use planning, policy


Martin has experience in managing environmental sustainability teams in local government, developing and implementing climate change mitigation, adaptation and integrated water management strategies. Previously, he was the inaugural coordinator of the Inner Melbourne Action Plan group of councils responsible for directing multiple projects across various professional disciplines in an innovative governance environment. He has worked as a river catchment coordinator for the Werribee and Upper Maribyrnong catchments and as an environmental land use planner and policy officer at the EPA Victoria.

As Urban Conservation Manager, Martin leads our development of the Melbourne metropolitan urban greening strategy.

Martin has a Bachelor of Applied Science (Planning) from RMIT University and a Post Graduate Diploma in Environmental Studies from the University of Melbourne. He commenced working at TNC in 2016 and works from our Melbourne office.

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