Doug Menzies graduated from the University of New England with an honours bachelor degree in Science (geology). Since graduating he has worked in the mineral exploration and IT industries. He is a passionate naturalist and geologist having worked in remote areas in many Asian and South American countries.
Katie is an experienced outdoor educator with demonstrated history as a guide and back country ski instructor and native animal foster care. Katie is a passionate naturalist and enjoys many outdoor activities like bushwalking, skiing and photography. She completed a Bachelor of Science from University of Wollongong, focused on geosciences, with a strong interest in heritage management, fire ecology, indigenous environmental management, cultural and heritage management.