The Commissioner for Environmental Sustainability, Dr Gillian Sparkes, congratulates Dr Andrea Hinwood on her appointment as Victoria’s first Chief Environmental Scientist.
Dr Gillian Sparkes was appointed as the Commissioner in July 2014. Gillian has a long career working with industry, community and government to care for and protect our environment.
“We all have a responsibility to understand the impact of our activities on the environment. The decisions we make matter for the future of our environment and our liveability. Respecting and valuing each other and the role of science is fundamental for the future prosperity and environmental health of Victoria.”