Jos Hill founded Reef Check Australia in 2001 and served as Managing Director until 2009. Jos is an experienced marine ecologist and conservation practitioner. She has worked on many projects in the Asia-Pacific and Caribbean region to build local reef monitoring and management capacity. She has also worked on a variety of market-based marine conservation initiatives focused on financing sustainable fisheries, rights-based fishery management design and sustainable ocean aquaculture.
Jos is also a two-time Packard Environment Fellow, a Kinship Conservation Fellow and a PERC Enviropreneur. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree with Honours in Biology from the University of Leeds in the UK, a Masters of Applied Science in Natural Resource Management from James Cook University, Australia and an MBA in Sustainable Business from Presidio Graduate School, USA.
Jos is now Associate Program Director at the Coral Reef Alliance (CORAL), based in Oakland, California. Jos leads CORAL's HawaiÊ»i programs, which are focused on mitigating stormwater and wastewater pollution, and she advises on livelihood and conservation finance projects in Indonesia and Honduras.