Caroline Bayer - Head of Development
Caroline Bayer came to Earthwatch after many years in local, state and federal Government working in contract management, environmental strategy development, and database and asset management – including international experience working in Edinburgh, Scotland. She has many years of experience in environmental, education and engagement program management.
Caroline is currently Head of Development, meaning she is responsible for securing funding from existing and new partnerships, through direct sponsorship support as well as the development and delivery of various corporate and educational engagement programs. Caroline also manages the Student Challenge and TeachLive programs.
Caroline has taken part in many Earthwatch expeditions, originally as a supporter in 1998 and several times as a staff member fielding in Australia, China and Malaysia. Along with the majority of our volunteers, Caroline is inspired by the wealth of knowledge our scientists have to offer and enjoys playing an active role in educating everyday people about the value of the environment.
Caroline joined Earthwatch in 2007.
Viki Nathan - Corporate Engagement Manager
B Sc - 1983, M Env Sc - 2001, Monash University, Cert IV Environmental Change Management, 2000
Viki initially majored in Computer Science and spent 15 years working in IT mostly working in Melbourne, with a short stint in London. Working in mainframe programming, system testing, implementation, database design, administration and operational work including on-call support, at Telstra, Accident Compensation Commission (Work Cover) and Dulux (Orica).
In 1998 Viki participated in the Forest Ecology Earthwatch project as a corporate fellow as part of Orica’s partnership with Earthwatch Australia.
Viki joined Earthwatch in July 2002 initially as a Fellowships Officer, working on administration and management of corporate partnerships and fielding corporate fellows. Viki then became Director, Program Delivery with responsibilities in management of volunteer, funded fellow and education programs with overall responsibility for project safety and risk management on Australian projects. Viki then became Director, Business Systems.