Meet the team - Environment Tasmania

Meet the team

Laura Kelly, Strategy Director
Laura is a highly experienced campaigner and community organiser. She was Director of the Climate Action Network Australia, worked with Environment Tasmania during historic negotiations on the Forest Peace Deal, and has previously worked with Greenpeace and the Association of Professional Engineers, Scientists and Managers. She has a Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Political Science and Feminism.

Jilly Middleton, Campaigner
Jilly is a campaigner with experience in regenerative agriculture and fair food projects. As a farmer and former board member of the Huon Producers Network she's worked to energise the local food system and connect with the broader regenerative agriculture community around Australia. Prior to farming, she worked as an outdoor educator with Tasmanian and interstate schools.

Danny Carney, Campaigner
Danny has experience in campaign roles at the Wilderness Society, as a social researcher, and in the university sector teaching Indonesian, Asian Studies, and Geography. He continues his work in Tasmanian forests with citizen-science collective Forestry Watch, and in Indonesia with the Bebali Foundation, an organization that supports indigenous communities to continue producing traditional textiles in a rapidly changing world. 

Tilly Clota, Office Manager
Tilly has over 10 years’ experience in the social research sector, with a strong volunteering background in both environmental and social spaces. She has a Bachelor of Science, majoring in Marine Biology, a Master of Environments specialising in Sustainable Food, and is currently completing a Master of Teaching. Having worked internationally and across Australia in a variety of fields, Tilly brings unique insights and perspectives to the organisation.