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Nigel Dudley

IEEP Associate

Nigel Dudley has been a consultant ecologist most of his professional life, working with Sue Stolton in Equilibrium Research since 1991 on integration of ecological and social values to enhance conservation. He has collaborated with NGOs, UN agencies, international donors and governments in over 70 countries and has published widely in papers, reports and books.

Nigel’s work focuses particularly on ecosystem services, landscape approaches to conservation, planning and management of protected and conserved areas and measurement of the ecological and social impacts of conservation. He also has a long involvement in the development and implementation of forest landscape restoration, and has been closely involved in conservation policy at international level for twenty years.

Nigel is a fellow of UNEP-WCMC and a member of three IUCN Commissions, most actively with the World Commission on Protected Areas. He has been conservation advisor to a range of organisations including WWF International and the UNECE’s forest resource assessment and an adjunct Fellow at the University of Queensland.

Specialist subjects:

Area-based conservation, planning and implementation of landscape approaches, ecosystem services, ecological restoration, standards and monitoring