Fergus has a background in environmental economics, climate change campaigning, and community organizing. Originally from Melbourne, Australia - Fergus moved to Vancouver in January 2020 to get closer to snowy mountains and BC's beautiful wilderness while continuing a career in environmental advocacy. Before moving to Canada, Fergus worked as an environmental economist and campaigner at the Australian Conservation Foundation, Australia's national environmental organization. In 2018, Fergus co-founded a not-for-profit community organization called Shift Australia that builds the skills, confidence, and capacity of young Australians to engage in democratic and civic processes. Fergus is passionate about helping others find their voice and gain the confidence to get active on issues that matter to them.