Shaun Lawlor

Shaun is currently the Regional Manager, Forest and Fire Operations, Hume for Forest Fire Management Victoria (FFM VIC).  He is an accredited Level 3 Operations Officer, Air Attack Supervisor, Incendiary Operations Supervisor and Air Operations Manager and has held operational fireground roles since commencing his Forest Science degree in 1986.  He has planned and participated in the delivery of hundreds of planned burns throughout his career.  He prepared the then Department of Sustainability and Environment witness statement for operational aspects of planned burning for the 2009 Victorian Bushfires Royal Commission and has recently prepared an affidavit and provided evidence as part of the Federal  Court case  associated with planned burns in the Strathbogie Ranges.