Kym has worked for nearly two decades in Public Health, food security and nutrition in Australia and international settings. Countries of work include Australia, Nepal, Pakistan, South Sudan, Philippines, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Syria, Turkey, Jordan, Sri Lanka, Japan, Indonesia, Bangladesh, Mongolia, Fij, Chad and many more with the Red Cross, United Nations Organisations and INGO’s.  In Tassie she spent some years teaching at UTas, was a Director on the Board with Permaculture Australia, and volunteered with Tassievore Eat Local Challenge & Permblitz Tasmania. She has just returned from two years living in Kuala Lumpur where she managed the nutrition and emergency health portfolios for Asia Pacific region while spending weekends exploring Permaculture sites across the region. She has completed and taught on a PDC and Intro to Permaculture courses, and also completed the Permaculture Teaching Training with Rowe Morrow. On down time you’ll be likely to find her in the veggie garden, visiting markets, eating/growing/making local food and drinks, and enjoying a glass of Tassie white with her partner, two dogs and chickens in the West Tamar region.

In addition to Interim President, Kym is the contact person for Tamar/Launceston and the Northern Tas Permablitzes. email: