Reef 2050 Plan Independent Expert Panel

Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water
The Reef 2050 Plan Independent Expert Panel provides scientific and expert advice related to the Great Barrier Reef, including support for the implementation and review of the Reef 2050 Plan, Reef 2050 Water Quality Improvement Plan and other matters, as requested. The panel also advises the Australian Government Minister for the Environment and Water on funding priorities for the Reef Trust.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    D. Advisory Body - Policy and Stakeholder Consultation

  • Established By / Under

    Committee, Council, Board, Forum

  • Established By/Under More info

    Great Barrier Reef Ministerial Forum and the Reef 2050 Plan

  • Paid Members?

    Yes

  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members

    17

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?

    No

  • Classification

    B. Secondary

  • Function Categorization

    Advisory Board

  • Creation Date

  • Postal Address

    Australia

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair Prof. Margaret Sheil AO 24 January 2024 20 November 2024
Member Prof. Tiffany Morrison 1 November 2022 1 November 2027
Member Prof. Damien Burrows 1 August 2019 31 July 2024
Member Prof. Terence Hughes 1 August 2019 31 July 2024
Member Emeritus Prof. Helene Marsh AO 1 August 2019 31 July 2024
Member Dr. Russell Reichelt AO 1 August 2019 31 July 2024
Member Dr. Mitchell Gibbs 1 November 2022 1 November 2027
Member Adjunct Associate Professor Stephan Schnierer 1 August 2019 31 July 2024
Member Ms. Jane Waterhouse 1 August 2019 31 July 2024
Member Dr. Stuart Whitten 1 August 2019 31 July 2024
Member Prof. Matthew England 1 November 2022 1 November 2027
Member Prof. Catherine Lovelock 1 November 2022 1 November 2027
Member Dr. Rebecca Bartley 1 November 2022 1 November 2027
Member Dr. Richard Brinkman 1 November 2022 1 November 2027
Member VACANT
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