Rushan graduated from Murdoch University where he studied Conservation and Wildlife biology. Much of his work in Singapore focuses on terrestrial environmental impact assessments as well as environmental management and monitoring programs, largely in fauna. His overseas experience is focused on sea turtle biology and ecology, primarily in Maldives, Malaysia, and Australia. The key abilities Rushan brings to the organisation are his quantitative skillsets, particularly in statistical and spatial analysis. He is currently pursuing a PhD in sea turtle conservation within Southeast Asia to expand his expertise and relevance to the region.