Mr Mark Baker-Jones
This person does not currently hold a position at QUT.
BiographyMark is a partner in the Property & Projects group at DibbsBarker and a member of the Property and Energy & Infrastructure industry groups. Mark joined DibbsBarker in July 2015, bringing with him over 15 years of experience in planning and environmental law and climate change adaptation.
Mark has a multi-jurisdictional knowledge of the law as it relates to the built and natural environment, making him one of Australia's principal planning and environment lawyers. He has particular skills in legal and institutional frameworks (including procedures and protocols) that facilitate climate change adaptation and has an unprecedented understanding of the legal liabilities and risks associated with the impacts of climate change.
Mark has appeared before a number of government panels including the Queensland Government State Development, Infrastructure and Industry Committee on planning reform.
Professional memberships and associations
- Chair - Queensland State Government Climate Change Adaption Strategy Partnership under the Minister for the Environment and Heritage Protection
- Member - National Climate Change Adaption Research Facility
- Research Fellow - International Law and Global Governance Group
He has been actively involved in presenting at seminars and publishing industry related materials in a wide range of peer reviewed journals.
He has presented on climate legal risk at numerous national and international conferences in association with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) and in partnership with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and
Cultural Organization (UNESCO).
He is also a guest lecturer to the University of Queensland Renewable Energy Law masters course.