Lindsay Hunt BaAppSc(MicroBiochem), DipHR, DipMgmt

Principal Scientific Consultant, Technical Trainer,
Cyanobacteria & Alga Specialist

Lindsay is a qualified Microbiologist with specialist expertise in freshwater phytoplankton analysis, sampling, monitoring, and training.

As well her reputation for excellent client service, efficient work processes and strong teamwork, Lindsay is known for consistent accuracy with identifying planktonic phytoplankton, especially toxin-causing cyanobacteria. She honed her phycology expertise whilst working with the Queensland Health Forensic and Scientific Services, and has been employed by local government laboratories and private labs based on her expertise.

With this commitment to the high level of skill required to assess, identify and monitor the micro-ecology present in a range of water systems, Lindsay has been employed in ISO/IEC 17025 compliant laboratories all of her career and has been an authorised NATA signatory for the past 10 years in identifying all freshwater phytoplankton to species level. She is also quarantine accredited by the Department of Agriculture, formerly Australian Quarantine and Inspection Service (AQIS).
Lindsay's recent publishing contributions include Report of the cyanotoxins cylindrospermopsin and deoxy-cylindrospermopsin from Raphidiopsis mediterranea Skuja (Cyanobacteria/Nostocales) and First Report of a Toxic Nodularia spumigena (Nostocales/ Cyanobacteria) Bloom in Sub-Tropical Australia. II. Bioaccumulation of Nodularin in Isolated Populations of Mullet (Mugilidae)(Link).

Diplomas in Human Resource Management, Management and Business and various other professional courses have equipped Lindsay to be an effective trainer and employee advocate. Clients are now benefiting from her help with recruiting and training the right staff, managing and motivating them, and supporting them with best practice lab workflows and systems.

When she's not advising clients about micro-ecology, Lindsay practises Authentic Taekwondo, listens to music, and supports animal welfare and humanitarian relief causes.

If the environment you're working with means everything, contact Jarvis Hunt now:
Telephone +61 0417 609 662 or email using the contact form