Russell Thomas

Rio Tinto Iron Ore

Russell Thomas is an environmental scientist that has been working for industry in the Pilbara since 2000 and specifically for Rio Tinto Iron Ore since 2005.

His work has involved management of key environmental factors such as aquatic ecology and riparian vegetation in the East Pilbara, troglofauna and aquatic ecosystems in the Robe Valley and since January 2016 has been focussed solely on the threatened species offset plan to improve the ecological condition of the two species of national significance – the northern quoll and Pilbara olive python.