Chief Executive Officer

Karen leads the organisation and works closely with the Board on the strategic direction and governance of TNRM and leads the staff team in the  organisation's business and operational management. 

Business Manager

Ann works closely with administrative staff and TNRM’s Regional Coordinators in managing contracts and operations. Prior to working in business administration, Ann worked in the crocodile industry for twenty years, which led to her passion for sustainable farming. She joined the TNRM team in 2009. 

Program Manager

Alan joined the TNRM team in May 2017 to support the overall delivery of programs and implementation of the Territory NRM plan. Alan brings 25 years of experience working on issues of sustainable production and conservation - both in Northern Australia and internationally.  His PhD degree focused on livestock management and land use.


Kelly undertakes project management, fieldwork, data analysis and reporting for TNRM’s projects throughout the Northern Territory. She has a background as a wildlife ecologist, university lecturer and tutor, and has worked in remote areas including Groote Eylandt and the Torres Strait. Her PhD thesis investigated biodiversity monitoring and evaluation worldwide, with a large case study on prescribed burning in south-eastern Australia. Kelly joined TNRM in December 2018.

NRM Officer

Grant has worked in the pastoral and agricultural industries around the Darwin, Katherine and Kimberly areas for over 20 years, both in large commercial operations and government research programs. Grant joined the TNRM team as a NRM officer in July 2019 to assists in the delivery of the new Sustainable Pastoral Business Program to land managers and cattle producers.

NRM Officer

Susanne holds a degree in Agricultural Science with honours from the University of Adelaide and brings valuable experience to her role having been involved in various weed management projects in the NT since 2010. She enjoys drawing people together to achieve wide scale NRM outcomes and is currently undertaking a Diploma of Community Coordination and Facilitation to assist with this. She joined the TNRM team in 2014.

Stephen has worked as an ecologist in the monsoonal north of the Northern Territory and in the Kimberley region of Western Australia over the past 15 years. Originally trained in Zoology, he has experience as a herpetologist (with a particular interest in amphibians) and ornithologist, and in the past five years has been extending his knowledge to include flora and vegetation. Stephen completed his PhD at CDU and has been an environmental consultant, researcher, lecturer and field ecologist, and has worked on a variety of NRM projects with Ranger groups. He is involved in the weeds, ferals and fire management aspects of the Protecting the Natural Values of the Top End project.

NRM Officer

Finance Manager

Rajiv (Raj) deals with the financial accounting and reporting and works closely with the Chief Executive Officer and Business Manager. Raj arrived in Australia from Nepal in February 2007. He is a CPA and has been a member of the TNRM team since 2010.

Communications Officer

Anisha has lived in the Territory since 2010, in Alice Springs, on the Tiwi Islands and in Darwin.

As part of the Business, Information and Communications team at TNRM she is engaged in media and communications as well as audience engagement and event coordination.

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