Working for Avisure not only provides the chance to work with a superb team, it also provides the unique opportunity to combine wildlife and risk management in a way that benefits both wildlife and aviation.

Kylie Patrick

Principal Consultant

Bachelor of Applied Science (Ecology)

Queensland University of Technology 2003

Bachelor of Applied Science (Environmental Management)

Southern Cross University 1996

Certificate IV Workplace Training & Assessment (Category II)

Queensland Institute of TAFE

Kylie has been involved in developing, implementing and assessing wildlife strike management programs at airports, both civil and military, since 2003. She has an intimate understanding of the challenges and requirements of the aviation industry, and has worked with a number of airports on projects that include audits, risk monitoring, risk assessment, management program development and training. In many instances, Kylie has been both project manager and primary task undertaker. She has also played an important role as technical consultant to several Australian airport committees, providing technical advice and guidance. She is one of Avisure’s key trainers and coordinated the development of Avisure’s Wildlife Strike Management Training Program. She has delivered this program to more than thirty airports throughout Australia and New Zealand, and she has developed and delivered numerous customised workshops for airport personnel.

Kylie has experience in:

  • wildlife strike risk management
  • wildlife strike risk auditing
  • wildlife strike management training
  • wildlife strike risk assessment
  • bird research, assessment and management
  • migratory wader bird monitoring
  • developing airport wildlife management programs
  • writing airport wildlife management plans
  • project management
  • urban flying-fox assessment & management
  • native fauna management & monitoring
  • scientific writing
  • environmental research
  • wildlife management at waste landfills
  • native bush regeneration coordination
  • conference coordination
  • environmental management planning
  • stakeholder and client liaison/consultation
  • public presentation
  • habitat rehabilitation.

Professional Development

  • Wildlife Hazard Management Workshop – FAA Certified (ERAU)
  • Managing People for Performance
  • Project Management (Certificate IV)
  • Workplace Training & Assessment (Certificate IV)
  • Becoming a Skilled Auditor
  • How to Coach Your Staff
  • Client Relationship Management