Noosa Biosphere Reserve - A celebration of community and environment.

Garry Hamilton

Program Manager

Garry joined the NBRF in October 2023 after leaving his position as a development manager for utility scale renewable energy projects.

Passionate about the environment and sustainability, Garry has amassed experience in environmental impacts and potential resolution opportunities through three decades of working in the sector across three continents.

With a first degree in Forestry and a Masters in Environmental Management obtained at the University of Aberdeen, Scotland, Garry has been passionate about the conservation of the natural environment his entire life

Career highlights include initiating, growing and managing an environmental consulting company in Vancouver, Canada; progressing a number of wind energy projects from initiation to operation (totalling over 4 gigawatts of output); management of stakeholder groups focused on policy development and evolution, volunteering for many environmental not for profit organisations and building meaningful relationships with First Nations communities.

Garry is passionate about protecting and conserving the Noosa Shire for the current and future generations and is grateful to be part of such a proactive and dedicated team. He is excited about the opportunities the NBRF have in playing an integral part towards achieving this goal.