Ms Rebecca Hogan


Bachelor of Science (environmental biology), UTS Sydney, 1996

Master of Engineering Management, UTS Sydney, 2000

Licences & Insurance:

Accredited Assessor (BAAS17090) under the NSW Biodiversity Conservation Act 2016

Scientific Licence, s132c of the NP&W Act 1974 (SL100778)

DPI Animal Care & Ethics Committee Approval (exp. September 2020)

Public Liability and Professional Indemnity Insurance

Professional Memberships:

Practicing Member of the Ecological Consultants Association of NSW since 1998

Elected Councillor of the Ecological Consultants Association of NSW 2009-2014

Career Summary:

Rebecca Hogan (previously Hayes) has been conducting environmental surveys in eastern NSW for over 23 years.  Rebecca established Hayes Environmental in 1998, to specialise in flora and fauna planning and assessment for developments within the greater Sydney, Southern Highlands, Illawarra and Southern Tablelands regions.

Rebecca has actively engaged with the Biodiversity Conservation Act 2016 which commenced in August 2017, attending the Biodiversity Assessment Method training course in September 2017, and becoming fully accredited to undertake assessments under this new legislative framework.

Rebecca has experience across a wide range of development projects, from clearing of a few trees for a house extension, to significant residential and urban renewal projects, infrastructure projects such as roads, pipelines and telecommunications towers, and mine development and rehabilitation.

Rebecca enjoys seeing a project through from inception, from identifying constraints and opportunities and participating in meetings and discussions with the project team and stakeholders, to assessment and reporting on the final development plans, and if required, representation at Council meetings and provision of expert evidence in the NSW Land & Environment Court.

Rebecca works within a network of professional associates, to set up project teams that are tailored to the specific needs of each project, engaging specialist field ecologists as required.

Relevant Community Positions:

Agriculture & Environment Officer of the CWA Wollondilly Group 2019-20

Agriculture & Environment Officer of the CWA Exeter Branch 2018-20

Member of the NSW National Parks & Wildlife Service South Coast Advisory Committee 2009-2013

Nature discovery guide – ‘Chase Alive’ program, NSW National Parks & Wildlife Service 1992-1999

Animal Rescuer and Foster Carer – WIRES (NSW Wildlife Information & Rescue Service) 1992-1999