Research Associate, Southern Cross GeoScience, Southern Cross University
New South Wales, Australia, originally from the United Kingdom
Dr Ellen Moon is a geochemist at Southern Cross University. She grew up on the island of Jersey, and received her PhD in Ocean and Earth Science from the University of Southampton in 2012. She moved to Australia in 2011 and since then has worked in both industry and academia, on projects related to environmental sustainability of industrial processes and resilience of remediated landscapes to climate change. Recently, she has been involved in national scientific policy design. Ellen is passionate about making STEM careers more attractive and accessible to young women, and is looking forward to learning new skills to facilitate this through the Homeward Bound global leadership initiative.