Meet Claire Webber Industry Research and Liaision Officer Age: 30

What I love about my job

Working with scientists, government and industry towards positive outcomes and a productive primary industry is very rewarding. The diversity of tasks within my role keeps me engaged and challenged. I could be taking fish samples on vessels, conducting lab work at the Lincoln Marine Science Centre, submitting paper work to the state government, updating the website, writing Fisheries Research and Development Corporation reports, or coordinating beach clean ups. My job has a good balance of science, practical and administrative work. I also get to interact with a wide variety of people with a similar passion for the seafood industry.

"The diversity of tasks within my role keeps me engaged and challenged. "

Why I chose it

As is the case for many people, it was a matter of being in the right place, for the right job, with the right skills and training, at the right time. When I took on the role over four years ago I had no idea how many opportunities it would create for me. I chose to carry out further education in the marine resource sector as I love the ocean. Learning about law and economics, as well as biology, communication and practical fishing, knife and safety skills helped me get to where I am today.

"Learning about law and economics, as well as biology, communication and practical fishing, knife and safety skills helped me get to where I am today."

Qualifications

Bachelor of Administration (Marine Resources)