Starting life in the remote community of Kalumburu where her parents were teachers, Fiona has always loved the Kimberley. From 1997 she worked as a journalist for newspapers in WA and the NT. In 2004 she completed studies in anthropology, sustainability and social research as part of an Honours degree in Social Science/Journalism. She worked as an anthropologist, historian and heritage consultant before joining EK in 2008 as the Broome Community Seagrass Monitoring Project coordinator where she gained advanced training in Seagrass Watch methodology. She is passionate about seagrass and educating the community about its importance.