Rotary Melbourne 15Mar
Rotary Melbourne Weekly Club Meeting - 15 March 2023
Guest Speaker Jenny Gray, CEO Zoos Victoria
Topic 'Lessons from the Zoo'
Time 12.30 for 12.50 -2.00pm
Venue No35 Restaurant Sofitel Hotel on Collins
Price $53 (2 course lunch @ No35) / $10 Zoom only online access
Dr Jenny Gray is the Chief Executive Officer Zoos Victoria, charged with the operation of the Melbourne Zoo, Healesville Sanctuary, Werribee Open Range Zoo and more recently Kyabram Fauna Park.
Over the last decade Zoos Victoria has transformed into a Zoo Based Conservation Organisation, committed to fighting extinction and creating a future rich in wildlife. Working closely with 27 critically endangered species and engaging with over 2.6 million visitors and 350,000 members, Zoos Victoria is testing models of optimism and bravery to address threats to species survival and enhancing care of wildlife.
Jenny has a wide range of public and private sector experience having worked in transportation, airlines and banking, before moving into the zoo industry in South Africa, then Australia. Jenny has qualifications in Civil Engineering, Transportation Engineering, Business Administration and Ethics. Jenny is the Deputy Chancellor at Victoria University.