Bonnie Mappin

I am a PhD candidate at the University of Queensland, Centre for Biodiversity and Conservation Science under the supervision of Professor Hugh Possingham and Professor James Watson. I have a background in finance and epidemiology.

Bonnie Mappin

I am a member of:




Imperial College London

Master of Science in Quantitative Biology


Curtin University

Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Science

Marine Iguanas
Osteocephalus cabrerai
Blue Footed Boobies

Evidence based decision science for the optimisation of limited funds in conservation efforts for halting biodiversity loss. My research themes include:


  • Restoration prioritisation;

  • Evaluation of restoration initiatives;

  • Cost and benefits of restoration;

  • Conservation finance