Ms Rebecca Hogan

Qualifications:

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 2023)

Public Liability and Professional Indemnity Insurance

Professional Memberships:

President of the Ecological Consultants Association of NSW (2021 to 2022)

Councillor of the Ecological Consultants Association of NSW (2020-2021 and 2009-2014)

Practising Member of the Ecological Consultants Association of NSW since 1998

Career Summary:

Rebecca Hogan has been conducting environmental surveys in eastern NSW for 25 years, establishing 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 experience across a wide range of development projects, from small private constructions to significant residential and urban renewal projects, infrastructure projects such as roads, pipelines and telecommunications towers, and mine development and rehabilitation.  Rebecca also has experience with Stewardship Site assessments for the creation of Biodiversity Credits.

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

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

Relevant Community Positions:

Country Women’s Association of NSW – Wollondilly Group – Vice President (2021-2022), Agriculture & Environment Officer (2018-2021)

Country Women’s Association of NSW – Exeter Branch – Vice President (2021-2022), Agriculture & Environment Officer (2017-2022)

NSW National Parks & Wildlife Service South Coast Advisory Committee (2009-2013)

NSW National Parks & Wildlife Service – Nature discovery guide for the ‘Chase Alive’ program (1992-1999)

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