Date:   October 12, 2017

Paul Jepson is course director of the Master of Science in Biodiversity, Conservation, and Management, and Senior Research Fellow with the Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment. He transferred into academia from a successful career in conservation management and policy. Paul started out as a local government countryside officer in the UK, and then moved to Indonesia to found the Birdlife Indonesia Programme, before going on to consult for a range of International bodies. His research focuses on conservation governance and in particular: i) theory development to support better conservation practice, ii) the implications of new technological forces, and ii) rewilding policy.