About

At Second Nature we develop and deliver a diverse range of quality, cost effective services for the education, travel and consulting sector.

We provide customised programs for educational institutions, special interest groups, Governments and NGOs. We are a fully Australian owned and operated company, based in Southeast Queensland (Australia) delivering programs globally. Our guides and facilitators provide all our clients with exceptional experiences – backed by an industry-leading money-back guarantee.

Meet the team

Main Team

Chris Audley

Managing Director

Christopher Audley is a sustainable tourism, environmental education and community engagement consultant for Second Nature Asia Pacific Pty Ltd.

Christopher has a background in Environmental Science, Environmental Education, Conservation Biology and Ecotourism. In 2005, he completed a Masters in Environmental Education at Macquarie University and has since worked extensively in the education industry.He also has an Undergraduate in Environmental Science from Griffith University (Gold Coast) and a second Undergraduate in Business Management with Honours in Tourism Management and Development. Christopher is an avid conservationist and has been involved in many projects around the world using sustainable tourism and environmental education as a tool for conservation. His 12-year experience in the tourism and conservation industries has involved extensive travel through more than 60 countries throughout East Asia, the South Pacific, North and Central America, Europe, the Middle East and Northern Africa. Using his exceptional inter-personal skills together with his passion for teaching and community engagement, he has been able to successfully empower a variety of indigenous communities to work effectively with local, regional and federal governments. This approach has facilitated the development of a collaborative framework towards the conservation of their respective natural and cultural assets, whilst providing local people with meaningful and appropriate alternative livelihoods. Chris has recently been nominated as a finalist for the 2011 Pride of Australia Environment medal and the 2012 Gold Coast Young Entrepreneur of the year award.

Phebe Rowland

Education Program Coordinator

Phebe Rowland completed her Bachelor of Science at the University of Queensland in 2020.

She has over 4 years experience designing and facilitating environmental education programs and has worked on a variety of scientific research projects through her university. She is passionate about the effective communication of scientific concepts to diverse audiences, which is evident from her body of work published in academic journals, magazines, newsletters and books.

Secondary Team

Akane Fujii

Japan

Laska Sophal

Cambodia

Chau Doan

Vietnam

Sakropob Tantivit

Thailand

Michael Haynes

Bhutan

Partners and Affiliates