Amy Coetsee

Threatened Species Biologist
Zoos Victoria

Amy Coetsee is a Threatened Species Biologist at Zoos Victoria, fighting the extinction of some of Victoria’s most endangered species. She leads several recovery projects, specialising in eastern barred bandicoots, in which she has 14 years of experience. Amy is involved in all aspects of eastern barred bandicoot recovery from planning, monitoring, research, threat mitigation and community engagement. Her current projects include translocations of eastern barred bandicoots to fox-free islands.

Prior to her current position, Amy completed her PhD at the University of Melbourne on the reintroduction biology of eastern barred bandicoots.