Brie has recently compled a Masters of Wildlife Health and Population Management at the University of Sydney and her research thesis was undertaken in collaboration with the Office of Environment and Heritage on the Wollondilly Koala Conservation project. She has been involved with Science for Wildlife since 2017, both volunteering and as a contractor taking on all things koala-related including radio-tracking, koala capture and most recently as field Team Leader for our broad-scale koala scat surveys. She has diverse experience including working for the Office of Environment and Heritage on koala surveys in the Campbelltown, Wollondilly and Southern Highlands areas, working as a Project Supervisor for Conservation Volunteers Australia, as a Koala Field Officer for the Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources (DEWNR) on Kangaroo Island. Her skills include capture and handling of a range of mammals, radio-telemetry, direct and indirect surveys, vegetation assessments and habitat restoration activities.