Thomson Reuters is pleased to announce the appointment of the following new Editorial Board Members for the EPLJ.

The Hon Justice Brian Preston SC

Justice Preston is the Chief Judge of the Land and Environment Court in New South Wales.  Prior to being appointed in November 2005, he was a senior counsel practising primarily in New South Wales in environmental, planning, administrative and property law.

He holds a BA and LLB (1st class honours) from Macquarie University, practised as a solicitor from 1982-1987, and then at the bar from 1987-2005.   He was appointed senior counsel in 1999.

Dr Cameron Holley

Dr Cameron Holley holds an LLB (1st Hons) and a Bachelor of Environmental Science from Griffith University, a PhD from the Australian National University, a Graduate Diploma in PLEAT from the University of Queensland and a Graduate Certificate in University Learning and Teaching from UNSW Australia. He worked in private practice before becoming a full time academic in 2009. His teaching has been in the areas of Environmental Law, Planning Law and Administrative Law. His research is in the fields of environmental law, natural resources law and water law, with a focus on regulation and governance.

Associate Professor Andrew Macintosh

Andrew Macintosh is an Associate Professor at the ANU College of Law. He is also Chair of the Australian Emissions Reduction Assurance Committee, former Chair of the Australian Domestic Offsets Integrity Committee, was a member of the Emissions Reduction Fund Expert Reference Group, and is a current member of the National Greenhouse Gas Inventory User Group. His area of expertise is environmental law, economics and policy science, with a particular emphasis on climate change mitigation and adaptation, and environmental impact assessment and approval processes.

Professor Simon Marsden

Professor Simon Marsden joined Flinders University in January 2010 from the Faculty of Law, Chinese University of Hong Kong. He has previously practiced as a lawyer at the Environment Agency of England and Wales, and worked at Exeter Law School. Simon specialises in international, comparative and national environmental law, and the relationship between law and politics. As an interdisciplinary scholar, he has a keen interest in global governance, constitutionalism and regions and sub-regions, particularly in Asia and Europe. Much of his published work has focused on environmental impact assessment in strategic and transboundary contexts.

Greg McIntyre SC

Greg McIntyre SC is the Chair of the Australian Environment and Planning Law Group, Legal Practice Section, Law Council of Australia. Previously he has filled roles with the National Environmental Law Association and the  Cairns and Far North Environment Centre. Greg was appointed Senior Counsel in 2002. He is Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of Notre Dame Australia and was awarded the Australian Human Rights Commission Law Award in 2009.

Professor Jacqueline Peel

Jacqueline Peel is a Professor of Law at the Melbourne Law School, University of Melbourne in Australia where she has taught for the past 13 years. Jackie’s expertise lies in the areas of environmental law, climate change law and risk regulation. She has a Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Laws (Hon I) from the University of Queensland, a Master of Laws from NYU and a PhD in Law from the University of Melbourne.

Amelia Thorpe

Amelia Thorpe is a Senior Lecturer at UNSW Law where she researches and teaches in the areas of planning, property and environmental law. Previously, she worked in urban planning and development for the state government in WA, and then for a number of years in public interest environmental law, both in Australia and internationally. Amelia holds graduate degrees in law from the University of Oxford and Harvard Law School, as well as qualifications in Architecture and in City Policy. She is a member of the New York Bar.

The new Editorial Board Members will assist General Editor Dr Gerry Bates. Their contributions will be of great value to readers and we take great pleasure in welcoming them to the team.

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