Honorary Appointments

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Professor Peter BridgewaterAdjunct Professor

Research Interests

Terrestrial and marine biodiversity governance; novel ecosystems; landscape ecology; science-policy interfaces.

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CURRENT ACTIVITIES

  • Chair, Panel reviewing the Intergovernmental Platform Science-policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services;
  • Chair, Australian working group on Biosphere Reserves;
  • Australian national delegate - Intergovernmental coordinating council for the man and the Biosphere Programme, UNESCO;
  • Australian national delegate - Intergovernmental Platform Science-policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services;
  • External reviewer EU H2020 grants.
  • PhD Panel . Pierrick Chalaye, IGPA.

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

  • Visiting Professor, United Nations University Institute for Advanced Studies, Yokohama (2011 -2014);
  • Non-executive Chair, UK-Joint Nature Conservation Committee (2007- 2014) Peterborough, UK;
  • Secretary General, Ramsar Convention on wetlands. (2003 – 2007) – Gland, Switzerland;
  • Secretary, UNESCO Man and the Biosphere Programme and Director, Division of Ecological Sciences (1999 - 2003) – Paris;
  • Chief Science Adviser, Environment Australia, and Supervising Scientist, Alligator Rivers Region (1997 – 99);
  • Chief Executive, Australian Nature Conservation Agency (including the statutory appointment of Director National Parks and Wildlife Service) (1990 –1999);
  • Chief Scientist, UK Nature Conservancy Council, Peterborough, UK (1989 -1990)
  • First Assistant Secretary, Australian Department of the Arts, Sport, the Environment, Tourism and Territories (1988 - 1989)
  • Director, Australian Bureau of Flora and Fauna (1982 - 1988)
  • Senior Lecturer, Environmental Science, Murdoch University  (1977 - 1982)
  • Lecturer, Plant Biology, Murdoch University, Western Australia (1976 - 1977)
  • Lecturer, Botany, Monash University, Victoria, Australia (1970 - 1975)
  • Consultant, Forestry Canada, Newfoundland (1969, 1970)
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