Alan Tye

General Assembly Member of CDF

Alan has spent his entire working life in conservation science and project management, mainly in the tropics and on islands. His scientific specialisms are in bird behaviour, ecology and conservation, plant conservation science and systematics, and invasive species biology and management. His practical field experience in conservation management is mainly in the conservation of threatened species (especially birds and plants), threatened ecosystems (especially tropical forest, dry lands and islands), and invasive species management. Alan has extensive experience of leading and managing large-scale programmes and projects, including the invasive species programme of the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP), and multi-country GEF and EU-funded projects in the islands of the Pacific and Indian Oceans. Alan was Head of the Botany Department and subsequently Director of Sciences at CDRS, 1996–2007, and currently edits CDF’s science journal Galapagos Research. He Chairs IUCN’s Galapagos Plant Specialist Group and serves on several other IUCN commission groups.

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