04 Jun Luke Pearce
Currently employed as a Fisheries Manager for the Greater Murray region with the Aquatic Ecosystems Unit within NSW DPI Fisheries based at Albury. Luke has been employed by DPI Fisheries since 2005 and has been in his current or a similar role since 2006. He has been employed in various natural resource management roles since 1999.
Luke is currently an Adjunct Research Fellow with the Institute of Land Water and Society at Charles Sturt. He has a Masters of Philosophy, completed at Charles Sturt University in 2014, studying the conservation management of the Southern Pygmy Perch in NSW, in the context of climatic extremes and alien species. Luke completed his undergraduate degree in Environmental Science at the University of Canberra in 1999.
Luke is married with three young boys 10, 8 and 5 years old. He grew up on a family farm in the Tumut region, and has a love for the outdoors, mountain biking, fishing and particularly hiking and fishing in remote areas. Luke has a deep passion for Australia’s threatened native fish and their recovery, particularly the smaller species of less notoriety.