Yvonne is a leading urban greening and climate adaptation expert. She has advised local and state governments around Australia and internationally on how to green cities and adapt to extreme climate conditions. She is impact focused and helps governments to accelerate policy change and implementation.
She led City of Melbourne’s Urban Forest and Ecology team for several years. The work of the team garnered multiple best practice and innovation awards under her leadership. A core component of Yvonne’s approach is focused on combining cutting edge research with the power civic engagement to develop innovative solutions and drive implementation for urban greening.