Chris Perry

Wildlife Biologist

BSc (Honours) Conservation Biology & Ecology

University of Exeter (2010)

Chris is an aviation ecologist in the field of bird strike assessment and mitigation, airport safety and fauna management. Chris holds a Category A, B C and H Weapons Licence, CASA ASIC and an Australian Aerodrome Reporting Officer Certificate.

Chris has experience in:

  • airport bird and wildlife control
  • mitigating bird strike
  • vertebrate pest management
  • fauna spotter catcher
  • venomous snake handling
  • marine mammal observer
  • consulting and project management
  • client liaison.

Project Experience

  • Bahrain International Airport Wildlife Control Consultancy Services
  • Wildlife dispersal RAAF Amberley, Gold Coast Airport, Moranbah Aerodrome and Brisbane Airport
  • Vertebrate pest management at Canungra army base, RAAF Amberley and Logan Village farmlands
  • Ibis management at Browns Plains and Coolangatta waste disposal facilities
  • Fauna spotter catcher for Origin CSG mine & MCJV QCGLNG pipeline 
  • Marine mammal observing for Queensland University on the Sunshine Coast.

Professional Development

  • Aerodrome Reporting Officer (2013)
  • Avisure wildlife strike management training (2013)
  • Spotless induction 2012
  • Industry White Card
  • Working Safely at Height
  • Licences and Permits
  • Venomous snake handling
  • Firearms license A, B, C and H
  • Occupational health & safety construction white card
  • Working safely at heights
  • Aus ASIC
  • Aircraft Radiotelephone Operators Certificate of Proficiency
  • First Aid training, St John’s Ambulance 2013
  • Publications and Presentations
  • Presentations to Origin CSG mine and Brisbane Airport on venomous snakes in the workplace.

Professional Associations

  • Australian Wildlife Management Society