Our Staff/Contractors

Peter Ronalds

Sustainable Agriculture Manager

Mob: 0402 650 382
Email: peter@wpcln.org.au

Peter is the Sustainable Agriculture Manager and has been working with the WPCLN since March 2006 as an employee & as a contractor. He is passionate about Regenerative Agriculture and is committed to supporting farmers to continually improve the natural resources we are blessed with.

Peter has significant experience in delivering large multi-partner agriculture focused projects in the region. Information on current projects can be found here; https://www.wpcln.org.au/projects/sustainable-farming/ and past projects here; https://www.wpcln.org.au/projects/past-projects/

Peter also volunteers with ‘Beyond Subsistence‘ which supports & trains  subsistence farmers in Africa to bring about long-term, sustainable improvements in the areas of farm productivity, nutrition, and the environment.

His qualifications are in; Agriculture, Natural Resource Management and Adult Training.


Bridgette Sullivan

Melbourne Water Projects Facilitator

Mob: 0403 195 879
Email: bush2bayconsulting@gmail.com

Bridgette is the Melbourne Water Projects Facilitator and is responsible for assessing Stream Frontage projects for the Dandenong Ranges and part of the Western Port catchment. Bridgette has been working in Landcare for 12 years, having held a position as Landcare Facilitator for the West Gippsland Landcare Network for 3.5 years before joining the team at WPCLN in 2008. Bridgette completed her Bachelor of Applied Science – Coastal Management in 1998 at Southern Cross Uni. Projects that she delivers focus on remnant vegetation protection and enhancement, revegetation to provide habitat and shelter, and waterway management.

Geoff Lockwood

Landcare Projects Facilitator

Mob: 0428 352 203
Email: glockwood@southernfauna.com.au

Geoff commenced with Westernport Catchment Landcare Network as a Project Facilitator in March 2020.  He looks forward to meeting and working with landholders and groups in the Westernport catchment.  Prior to joining WPCLN, Geoff was involved with managing a range of conservation reserves in the local region.  His background includes a career in agriculture (dairy, beef, sheep and wine grape production) in various regions of Victoria.  Geoff has a personal interest in the natural environment which prompted a career change and studies in environmental science. Geoff manages the Cannibal Creek Catchment Biodiversity Project; the Clyde Rail Project and the Cardinia Biodiversity Grants for the Network.

Sue Finley

Landcare Group Facilitator

Mob: 0407 411 237
Email: facilitator@wpcln.org.au

Sue is the Landcare Group Facilitator and joined the network in July 2023. Sue has worked in the natural resource management industry for 20 years her project management focus has primarily been with threatened flora and pest plants.  She enjoys intertwining environmental knowledge and education and creating projects that engage and enhance community and landscapes.

As Landcare group facilitator Sue supports the 14 groups in the network to achieve their Landcare goals.

Sue’s workdays are Thursday, Friday and Saturday.