Dr Rosemary (Ro) Hill is an internationally-recognised expert in the science of ecosystem governance and multiple knowledge systems for sustainability. She is a principal research scientist with CSIRO Land and Water and an Adjunct Associate Professor with James Cook University.
Ro applies her research to generating solutions in three main fields: biodiversity and biocultural diversity assessment and policy; governance and planning for climate and environmental change; and Indigenous environmental management. She has extensive experience in systems-thinking, trans-disciplinary applied science, and in co-designed research with Indigenous peoples. She has published more than sixty peer-reviewed papers on these topics. She is a Member of the World Commission on Protected Areas and the Collaborative Governance Working Group of the Program on Ecosystem Change and Society. See Meeting collaborative and Indigenous science challenges.