T11. Amelia Needoba
Amelia Needoba has 12 years of experience in the strategic planning, development and management of urban and natural forests in Canada and Australia. Amelia has worked as both a consultant and municipal urban forester, developing and implementing urban forest strategies and managing community engagement processes. Prior to joining Diamond Head, Amelia held the role of Urban Forester with the City of Melbourne and was part of an award-winning, multi-disciplinary team delivering green infrastructure interventions for climate adaptation. In addition to urban forestry, Amelia has experience in community wildfire protection planning, forest health management, environmental impact assessment and ecosystem restoration. Amelia is a registered Project Management Professional, ISA Certified Arborist and ISA Certified Tree Risk Assessor.