Kerri-Anne has worked in applied conservation ecology for more than 22 years, with 16 years working in coastal Fiordland. While working for the Department of Conservation she was part of many threatened species programmes and island eradication and restoration programmes.
She now works as a strategic planner, writer, and outreach specialist and runs her own business from Te Anau. Kerri-Anne is an enthusiastic tramper and sea kayaker and loves being on and in the water. Kerri-Anne holds a PhD in Zoology from the University of Otago (in seabird ecology).