Peter Bridgewater

BIO/CV

CURRENT ACTIVITIES

  • Chair, Panel reviewing the Intergovernmental Platform Science-policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services;

  • Chair, Australian working group on Biosphere Reserves;

  • Australian national delegate - Intergovernmental coordinating council for the man and the Biosphere Programme, UNESCO;

  • Australian national delegate - Intergovernmental Platform Science-policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services;

  • External reviewer EU H2020 grants.

  • PhD Panel . Pierrick Chalaye, IGPA.


EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

  • Visiting Professor, United Nations University Institute for Advanced Studies, Yokohama (2011 -2014);

  • Non-executive Chair, UK-Joint Nature Conservation Committee (2007- 2014) Peterborough, UK;

  • Secretary General, Ramsar Convention on wetlands. (2003 – 2007) – Gland, Switzerland;

  • Secretary, UNESCO Man and the Biosphere Programme and Director, Division of Ecological Sciences (1999 - 2003) – Paris;

  • Chief Science Adviser, Environment Australia, and Supervising Scientist, Alligator Rivers Region (1997 – 99);

  • Chief Executive, Australian Nature Conservation Agency (including the statutory appointment of Director National Parks and Wildlife Service) (1990 –1999);

  • Chief Scientist, UK Nature Conservancy Council, Peterborough, UK (1989 -1990)

  • First Assistant Secretary, Australian Department of the Arts, Sport, the Environment, Tourism and Territories (1988 - 1989)

  • Director, Australian Bureau of Flora and Fauna (1982 - 1988)

  • Senior Lecturer, Environmental Science, Murdoch University (1977 - 1982)

  • Lecturer, Plant Biology, Murdoch University, Western Australia (1976 - 1977)

  • Lecturer, Botany, Monash University, Victoria, Australia (1970 - 1975)

  • Consultant, Forestry Canada, Newfoundland (1969, 1970)

Peter Bridgewater