Ella is the Operations Manager and manages the Changing Climates and Climate Communicators teams. Previously she oversaw the Changing Climates project which aims to increase public understanding of climate change by disseminating climate science in clear, accessible articles for publications across Australia.
Ella holds a Bachelor of Health Science from Deakin University. While completing her degree, Ella was recipient of the 2017 Global Citizenship Award for representing her university during her study abroad in the United States. She also completed a language course in Guatemala and an internship at a wildlife conservation and protection agency in Costa Rica. More recently, Ella completed a Master of International Relations from Monash University, specialising in political violence and counterterrorism.
With her background in international affairs, Ella brings a unique understanding of climate change as a matter of security and conflict. Ella began her career at the Hub as an intern working on a number of projects including interview sourcing, report writing and content analysis of Pacific Island Nations coverage of climate change. She was then appointed Project Coordinator for the Brisbane division, before stepping into her role as Manager of Changing Climates in January 2021.