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Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL)

Angus Morrison-Saunders is Professor in Environmental Management within the School of Science, Edith Cowan University, Australia and Extraordinary Professor in Environmental Sciences and Management at North West University, South Africa.


Angus has 35 years’ experience in environmental and sustainability assessment research and practice. Prior to joining the university sector, he worked as an environmental consultant and policy officer with local government. As a teacher, Angus is especially interested in how to elicit sustainability learning and behavioural change in others. His research focuses on evaluating the outcomes of sustainability oriented policies and practices so as to determine the contribution to sustainable development and seek ways to enhance future performance. This includes valuing biodiversity, environmental offsetting and sustainable mining, especially around mine-closure planning and legacy. Angus has been editor for two international journals, and places great emphasis on effective communication for sustainability leadership. He has collaborated with many impact assessment practitioners worldwide and published four books and over 130 international refereedworks across the spectrum of environmental, strategic and sustainability assessment. 

Professor Angus Morrison-Saunders
Professor, Environmental Management, School of Science, Edith Cowan University, Australia
Extraordinary Professor, Environmental Sciences and Management, North West University, South Africa