Keynote Biography - Jenny Gray
Jenny Gray - CEO, Zoos Victoria
Dr Jenny Gray is the Chief Executive Officer of Zoos Victoria, charged with the operation of the Melbourne Zoo, Healesville Sanctuary and the Werribee Open Range Zoo. Jenny has a wide range of public and private sector experience having worked in transportation, airlines and banking, before moving into the Zoo industry.
Jenny has qualifications in Civil Engineering, Transportation Engineering, Business Administration and Ethics. She brings a passion for animals and the environment to facilitate the transformation of Zoos Victoria into a Zoo Based Conservation Organisation. Her operational and financial skills will ensure that this is achieved in a financially sustainable manner.
In 2016 Jenny completed her PhD in ethics with her thesis on “An Ethical Defense of Modern Zoos”. Her thesis has been turned into a book called “Zoo Ethics”.
Jenny was appointed President of the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) in August 2017. She is well positioned to govern as President of the global organisation committed to improving standards and regulations of zoos and aquariums around the world.
View Jenny Gray's "What keeps you awake at night?"