Ella Finnin

Ella is the project coordinator for the Changing Climates project for Brisbane, Queensland. This project aims to increase literacy and public understanding of climate change by delivering climate information to over 1 million readers every week.

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, completing a language course in Guatemala and an internship at a wildlife conservation and protection agency in Costa Rica.

Ella also holds a Master of International Relations from Monash University, specialising in political violence and counter-terrorism. 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 MCCCRH as an intern, where she worked on a number of projects including interview sourcing for Changing Climate, report writing and content analysis of Pacific Island Nations climate change reporting.