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Professor Nigel Leader-Williams

Professor  Nigel  Leader-Williams

Nigel recently joined the Department of Geography as Director of Conservation Leadership.


Biography:

His post was endowed to develop a world-class programme of learning and leadership in conservation, working with the Cambridge Conservation Initiative, comprising six university departments and eight conservation organisations based in or around Cambridge. Nigel has long worked to build capacity in conservation through interdisciplinary research and teaching that embraces both natural and social sciences, with a focus on large mammals that conflict with human interests. He has undertaken extensive periods of fieldwork in the sub-Antarctic and in Africa.