Natarsha joined RegNet in 2018 to research the illegal trafficking of wildlife, specifically looking at the transport stage of the wildlife trafficking process.
She holds a Bachelor of Business Studies from Charles Sturt University and a Master of International Development from the University of Canberra.
Her background is in finance and administration, having worked mostly in the Canberra private sector.
In her spare time she is the president and founder of The Rainbow Paws Program, a local charity that provides support and care for the companion animals of vulnerable people in the Canberra community - from those experiencing or at risk of homelessness, those who are escaping domestic violence or individuals requiring assistance while seeking medical help.
How is illegally trafficked wildlife transported and how can the transport sector be better regulated to suppress these crimes?