Eloise Carr is Director of the Australia Institute’s Tasmanian branch.
Eloise is a policy and governance professional and former public servant who now leads the Australia Institute’s presence in Tasmania, focussing on issues of good government and environmental sustainability.
Her work on coastal and marine policy for State and Federal governments includes 7 years on the Australian delegation to the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources, part of the Antarctic Treaty system. Her former roles leading policy development for State and Federal governments focussed on coastal resource management, international governance, marine conservation, sustainable fisheries, and addressing the impacts of climate change.
Eloise has always sought to elevate the role of science in policy and to focus on evidence-based decision making. Eloise has also worked in breast cancer research, as an independent consultant, and co-founded the Tasmanian Independent Science Council.