Catherine Coogan West

Catherine is a Project Officer for the Coral Reef Ecosystems Lab. She is working on projects in partnership with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) MPA Toolbox & Learning Platform and the Coral Reef Rescue Initiative (CRRI).

Catherine has her Masters in Development Practice from the University of Queensland where she focussed on community-led development around areas of conservation, food security, water and land based rights and WASH programs.

Prior to this Catherine has worked as a research assistant and project officer within the School of Social Science and Institute of Teaching & Learning Innovation at UQ. Catherine also tutors for the School of Social Science in sociology.