Damien Cancilla

Full Member


Working as a zoologist in the environmental consulting industry since 2006, Damien has completed an extensive range of zoological assessments across Western Australia (and the Northern Territory and Victoria). Damien has completed over 100 field surveys including large scale baseline fauna assessments, targeted conservation significant fauna assessments, long-term conservation significant fauna monitoring programs and managed the completion of several multidisciplinary biological assessments. Damien is an experienced project manager, team leader and field zoologist. Damien has lead large and diverse multi-disciplinary field teams in remote and mining industry settings and has developed experienced and respected consultant zoological teams.
Damien's project experience includes mining development projects (environmental impact assessment, targted assessments and monitoring), Infrastructure projects (large scale rail projects, urban road projects, goverment infrastructure) and urban development projects.

Experience practicing in:

  • Environmental Impact Assessment
  • Terrestrial Fauna Surveys (Vertebrate & SRE)
  • Targeted Fauna Surveys
  • Conservation Significant Fauna Monitoring
  • Project Management and Team Leadership
  • Environmental Management Plans
  • GIS (digital mapping, spatial analysis)
  • Radio Tracking and Telemetry studies
  • Technical Report Writing
  • Data Analysis
  • Peer Review
  • Multidisciplinary Team Development

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Terrestial Vertebrate Fauna
Terrestial Invertebrate Fauna


BSc (Hon) Conservation biology and Environmental Science. Murdoch University