Dr Josh Byrne is an environmental scientist, author, television presenter and research academic.
Josh has a unique approach to environmental design and community engagement, and is recognised as one of Australia’s leading sustainability communicators. He is Director of Josh Byrne & Associates – a multi award winning Fremantle based consulting practice integrating the fields of landscape architecture, built environment sustainability, media and communications.
Josh is a Research Fellow with Curtin University and the CRC for Low Carbon Living, and an Adjunct Associate Professor with School of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of New South Wales. His research activities span high performance housing, water sensitive design and sustainable urban developments.
Josh is well known as a television presenter on ABC TV’s Gardening Australia where over past 15 years he has showcased the benefits of sustainable gardening to a national audience. He is author of two best-selling books on this subject and a regular contributor the Gardening Australia Magazine.
Josh is Patron for the Conservation Council of WA, Sustainable Gardening Australia and the Living Smart household sustainability program. He is also an Ambassador for Nature Play WA.