Will Jamieson

Sydney Regional Manager and Principal Biologist

Bachelor Science (Australian Environmental Studies)

Griffith University 2001

Will has been involved in developing, implementing and assessing wildlife strike management programs at airports throughout Australia for more than six years, and is currently responsible for managing the wildlife management program with Sydney Airport, one of Australia busiest airports. His airside experience ranges from establishing and implementing airside survey protocols to undertaking active hazard management. Will holds Category A, B and H Weapons Licences, CASA ASIC and an Australian Aerodrome Reporting Officer Certificate.

Will has experience in:

  • project management & quality control
  • migratory wader bird monitoring
  • preparation and delivery of environmental management plans and programs
  • preparation and delivery of workshops
  • environmental management planning
  • ornithological assessment & management
  • stakeholder and client liaison
  • environmental research
  • community consultation
  • scientific writing
  • vertebrate pest management
  • GPS use for GIS mapping
  • native fauna management & monitoring
  • aircraft/bird collision assessment & management
  • environmental survey and monitoring
  • public presentation
  • bird management at waste landfills
  • urban flying-fox assessment and management
  • habitat rehabilitation
  • environmental auditing
  • people management
  • fauna and flora translocation
  • bird handling, banding and radio-tracking.

Project Experience

  • Ecological assessment and monitoring                                 
  • Migratory wader bird monitoring
  • Management of urban wildlife
  • Management of bird strike risk at airports
  • Australian White Ibis population assessment and management
  • Management of bird populations at landfills
  • Team leader of Fauna Management Team
  • Team Leader of Airport Bird and Wildlife Management Team
  • Team Leader of Airport Safety Team
  • Site Manager - Vancouver International Airport

Professional Development

  • Managing People for Performance, 3 day short course (2007), Australian Graduate School of Management, Sydney
  • Aerodrome Reporting Officer Training Course (2007), Airports Plus.
  • Vertebrate Fauna Survey Techniques Workshop (2008), Ecological Consultants Association of NSW.
  • Becoming a Skilled Auditor (2009), Auditor Training Centre.
  • Time Management Course (2010), New Horizons Learning Centre, Sydney
  • Construction Occupational Health and Safety General Induction
  • First Aid Certificate and CPR

Licences and Permits

  • ASIC (Aust)
  • QLD Firearms License Class A, B and H
  • Aircraft Radiotelephone Operators Certificate of Proficiency (AROCOP)
  • Aerodrome Reporting Officer Certificate
  • Scientific Purpose Permit - General Consultancy Fauna Surveys (QLD),
  • Scientific Licence - Flora & Fauna Surveys (NSW
  • Senior First Aid Certificate