Our people

South West NRM has a highly qualified, skilled and experienced team of natural resource management, sustainability, business management, communications and administration professionals. We’re responsive, adaptable and highly committed in our approach to getting the best results for our clients and community. 

We believe that diversity makes us better, whether the diversity of species in an ecosystem or the diversity of knowledge, background and experience within an organisation. We strive to be a culturally safe organisation and are committed to equity, diversity and inclusion.

Executive team

Sally Wilkinson

Sally Wilkinson

Chief Executive Officer

Growing up on a farm in the South West with a passion for the natural environment, Sally leads innovation at the intersection between ecosystem health and agricultural productivity. With over 25 years of demonstrated leadership, strategic planning and business development expertise, Sally has worked internationally with market-leading brands on proposition development for business innovation. She led the launch of the UK’s first green-electricity product for PowerGen, the first UK grocery home-shopping service for Tesco, and Bankwest’s east coast expansion in Australia.

Linda Metz

Linda Metz

Sustainability & Environment Lead

Linda is the organisation’s technical lead, with over 25 years of experience in environmental conservation and sustainability, and a Bachelor of Science in Botany from La Trobe University. An experienced operational, project and team manager working with large
corporates, government and community, Linda has led large-scale ecological restoration programs, including the high-profile 4.5 km Roe 8 corridor rehabilitation project in Perth. Linda is currently the Vice-Chair of the Revegetation Industry Association of WA. 


Jason Cleasby

Commercial & Finance Manager

Jason leads the Commercial and Finance functions of the organisation with over 17 years of industry experience with listed companies, not-for-profit organisations, and local government. Jason has considerable external and internal reporting experience and has provided project selection, contract support and reporting on a wide range of commercial projects. Jason also brings valuable contract and procurement experience for goods & services and grants.

Operations team

Sharon Chapman

Sharon Chapman

Executive Assistant

Peter Clifton

Peter Clifton

Program Manager – Sustainable Agric.

Lorraine Duffy

Lorraine Duffy

Project Manager – Threatened Species

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Derani Sullivan

Project Manager – Environment

Sarah Twigger

Sarah Twigger

Administration Officer


Kristy Hitchens

Manager Community Relations & Communications

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Robyn Nicholas

Program Manager – Environment

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