The Primary Forests & Climate Program brings together world leading researchers, NGOs, and practitioners.
Project Director and Director of the Griffith Climate Action Beacon at Griffith University, contributing to community planning and engagement in forest projects.
Dr Ed Morgan is a Research Fellow at the Cities Research Institute, Griffith University. He is developing landscape planning for ecosystem-based climate change adaptation and forest protection.
Dr. Glenn Bush is an environmental economist driven by a desire to find equitable resolutions to the long-standing conflict between human development and environmental conservation.
Andrew is a Research Fellow at Griffith Business School with experience as an applied environmental economist focussed on micro-economic valuation and community preferences for natural resource use.
Chris is a Professor of Economics and Dean (Research) at the Griffith Business School. He teaches, researches, consults and provides public policy advice on the economic determinants of well-being and the sustainable management of the world around us.
Fitalew is an environmental and resource economist whose research focuses on non-market valuation of environmental goods and services.
Beatriz is a research fellow at the Australian Centre for Climate and Environmental Law at Sydney Law School and a specialist in environmental law and forest governance and policy.
Virginia is a Director of the International Forests and Climate Programme for the Australian Rainforest Conservation Society (ARCS) working in the international policy arena on primary forests as part of a global collaborative research programme funded through Griffith University.
Barbara is the Director Kayapo Project on behalf of the International Conservation Fund of Canada playing a key role in support of Indigenous Peoples in conservation of very large areas of forest in Brazilian Amazon.
Cyril is Founder and Executive Director of Wild Heritage, a project of Earth Island Institute. He also serves as IUCN-WCPA Vice-Chair for World Heritage, is a member of IUCN’s World Heritage Panel and chairs the IUCN-WCPA World Heritage Network.
Dominick is Chief Scientist at Wild Heritage, and former President of the Society for Conservation Biology, North America Section and internationally renowned author of over 200 science papers on forest and fire ecology, conservation biology, endangered species management, and landscape ecology. .
Tim is an Adjunct Senior Research Fellow with the Law Futures Centre and the Institute for Ethics, Governance and Law at Griffith University, Queensland, Australia. Tim has been an academic researcher and teacher since 1996.
Heather is a Senior Research Fellow at Griffith University. Her research is aimed at understanding the functioning of terrestrial ecosystems, particularly forests, to improve their management for conservation and climate change mitigation.
About Lawrence Rimmer.
Dr. Mary Booth is the Director of the The Partnership for Policy Integrity (PFPI) and a nationally-recognised advocate known for producing high-quality, data-driven arguments.
Zoltán has expertise in forest management, protected area design and climate change mitigation in the temperate and boreal zone with particular attention to Europe.
Dr. Rogers investigates how boreal forests are responding to climate change and land use, how this feeds back to climate change, and how management and policy can be used for mitigation and adaptation.
Ang Phuri Sherpa is the Red Panda Netwok's Country Director in Nepal.
Pat is a spatial research scientist focusing on the environment, forests and protected areas.
Advisor Environment and Climate Change with a demonstrated experience working in the development and international trade sectors. Skilled in Sustainable Development, Government, International Relations, Conservation Issues, and Climate Change.
Joseph is a field researcher for Woodwell Climate Research Center based in Democratic Republic of Congo.
Tatiana is a post-doctoral researcher at Woodwell Climate Research Center research. Her interests span the fields of terrestrial ecology, stable isotope biogeochemistry, ecosystem modelling and climate change impacts on natural ecosystems.
Bernard is an independent adviser to funders, NGOs and other organisations on environment issues, principally forests and other terrestrial ecosystems and their role within the climate challenge.
Upama has expertise in Remote sensing and GIS, application of RS-GIS in natural resources management studies, Climate change, forest and disaster, ecosystem services, PES, Agriculture.
Anita specialises in the governance of Red panda conservation and natural habitat protection, sociological perspective of climate change, natural resource management including forestry, red panda, institutional development of a community forest user group, gender and social inclusion.
Sonia is a GIS modelling expert at multiple scales, specialising in visualisation of geographic data and spatial and temporal ecological modelling.
Michael is the leader of Frankfurt Zoological Society’s European Department.