Deborah Metters is a conservation expert who has led the Land For Wildlife program in South East Queensland for the past 14 years. Deborah works collaboratively with local governments, landholders and researchers to ensure that Land for Wildlife offers innovative and practical assistance to landholders. In that time, the South East Queensland branch has become Australia’s fastest-growing private land conservation program with over 250 new properties joining annually.
Deborah is passionate about ecology and is adept at problem-solving. She has extensive experience managing private and nonprofit organisations and steering them through challenging times. Deborah is midway through a post-graduate course at the Australian Centre for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies where she was awarded the inaugural Myles McGregor-Lowndes Scholarship.