Florence investigates the relationships between the stakeholders involved in biodiversity offset policies.

Florence’s PhD project aims to better understand how different sets of values and governance systems impact the design and implementation of offset policies and their ecological outcomes. Her PhD is part of an Australian Research Council Discovery Project entitled “Evaluating environment policy that has immediate costs but long-term gains”.

Florence has a Bachelor in Political Sciences from Paris Institute of Political Studies (Sciences Po) and a Master in Economics and Public Policy from Sciences Po and École Polytechnique. During her studies she worked with various stakeholders in the fields of environment and biodiversity conservation in Australia, France and the Middle-East.

Research interests:

  • offset policy
  • biodiversity conservation
  • critical analysis
  • governance
  • conflicts of representations, interests and values

Supervisors

Dr Ascelin Gordon
Associate Professor Sarah Bekessy

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