Holly Bennett

Holly Bennett

Marine Ecologist

Role at Cawthron

Holly is a Marine Ecologist in the Coastal Ecosystems team. She works mainly on marine monitoring projects with a particular focus on interactions between aquaculture operations and the environment.

Technical skills, experience and interests

  • Marine environmental effects monitoring
  • Environmental impact assessments
  • Benthic surveys (baseline and monitoring), particularly soft bottom marine environments
  • Climate change research


  • PhD Marine Biology, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, 2017
  • BSc Hons (first class) Marine Biology. Victoria University of Wellington, 2012

Holly Bennett