Robert Quirk is the Executive Director of Park Programs, NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service. Beginning his career as a ranger in 1987, Robert has 30 years of experience in national parks, of which more than 20 years were in senior management and executive leadership roles. He has strong experience across park management, policy, and programs.
Robert has been the operational and strategic leader for critical incidents (including fires, search and rescue and marine mammal strandings) and represented the organisation on a number of significant media and stakeholder issues. He is known for his work leading large multi-disciplinary teams through complex operational and policy issues and has contributed to high-profile programs such as the Aboriginal Joint Management, Enhanced Bushfire Management, and Saving our Species.
Robert holds a Bachelor of Natural Resources from the University of New England.
Join Robert Quirks at the Better Futures Forum:
Wednesday 18 August, 12.30am - 13.20am AEST
BREAKOUT SESSION: Tourism and outdoors: stepping up ambition