Aleta Johnston

Communications Manager of the ISC Focal Point for Asia-Pacific, hosted by the Australian Academy of Science

Aleta is a strategic communications professional with 30 years of experience in the science, university and government sectors supported by a working knowledge in media as a television and radio news producer/reporter, a media adviser to state and federal politicians and director of the media support unit at the Australian Department of Defence.

With a passion for communicating research to inform decisions for a more sustainable future, she has always gravitated towards roles at the intersection of science, conservation, innovation, and impact. She holds a Bachelor of Business (Marketing and Public Relations) and has spent many years working with world-leading marine scientists to amplify research to mitigate the impacts of climate change.

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