BSc Forestry, MSc Sustainable Development, Post Grad Diploma Tropical Forestry. Director of the North Devon Biosphere Reserve Established the first new style Biosphere reserve in the UK in 2002. UK MaB Chairman from 2005 to 2011 Vice Chairman form 2011 to 2018 International Liaison Officer for UK MaB 2018 to present. Supports development and management of BRs around the world, developing collaborative projects. Specialist skills in Forests, Marine and Catchment management, tropical forestry, GIS and modelling.