Brian French

Scientific Officer

Brian French has a Bachelor of Science with a major in plant science from the University of Tasmania. Brian has spent many years exploring Tasmania, both as a hobby and employed with various organisations such as the Parks & Wildlife Service, Forestry Tasmania, forestry companies, mining companies and the Forest Practices Authority.


Brian assessing rare plants along the North Esk River


Brian’s interests are diverse and he brings an enthusiastic approach to any project, with excellent technical and scientific skills. His commitment to high quality field assessments and reporting with a pragmatic approach are two of his most important skills. Brian’s dedication to pragmatic and practical management of threatened species is seen in his personal research into plants such as the rare Spyridium parvifolium.