James Thiessen holds qualifications in the Bachelor of Applied Science (Biodiversity and Environmental management) and Geographical Information Systems (Arc Map). He was also awarded the Dean’s Merit Award for Academic Achievement.CONTACT JAMES
James commenced his career working for BHP Billiton (Olympic Dam) as environmental officer in 2005, he also gained experience in Queensland local government as their Geographical Information Systems Officer and then as ecologist with Queensland Government. James was awarded a position in the South Australian Government in 2010 to work on a Commonwealth and State funded land restoration program, the largest on the southern hemisphere at the time. In 2016, James moved into rangeland and Indigenous land management, and has been the Program Manager for the Alinytjara Wilurara Landscape Board in South Australia.
James will bring to AIC expertise in indigenous land negotiations, stakeholder liaison, pastoral land management.