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Executive Director | Kirsty Howey PhD, LLM

Kirsty is the Executive Director of the Environment Centre NT, and has led the organisation since October 2020. She is an advocate, researcher and strategist with over 20 years’ experience.  She was a native title, land rights and environmental lawyer for over a decade. Her PhD thesis at the University of Sydney investigated the intersection between Indigenous institutions, the environment, the state and development in northern Australia, and she has published widely in this area. Kirsty also has a Bachelor of Arts/Laws (Hons) from the Australian National University, and a Master of Laws from the University of British Columbia. She is an adjunct research fellow at Charles Darwin University. Kirsty is inspired by communities across the Northern Territory fighting to protect some of the most precious natural and cultural landscapes in the world.

Savanna and Freshwater Campaigner | Jess Black
Freshwater Campaigner | Chloe Badcock
Mining and Gas Strategist | Naish Gawen
Biodiversity Policy Officer | Allana Brown
No New Gas Campaigner | Bree Ahrens
Climate Campaigner | Alice Nagy
Rural Areas Community Campaigner | Pauline Cass


Operations Manager | Anne Finch
Communications Manager | Elliot Hughes
CoolMob Coordinator | Bridget Edmunds
Events and Engagement Coordinator | Lou de Mattia