Denis Saunders

Dr Denis Saunders AM

BSc (Hons) (ANU), PhD (WA)

Expertise

Conservation biology
Landscape ecology
Native vegetation conservation
State of environment reporting

Background

Member, Wentworth Group of Concerned Scientists
Chair, Sara Halvadene Foundation
Immediate Past President, WWF Australia (2006-2011)
1998 recipient of the International Society for Conservation Biology’s Individual in Government Award for “significant, meaningful and lasting contributions to conservation biology”
1999 recipient of the International Association for Landscape Ecology’s Distinguished Scholarship Award for “exceptional contributions to the development of landscape ecology as a science and a practice”
2006 D. L. Serventy medallist for “outstanding contributions to publication in the science of ornithology in the Australasian region”
Former Chief Research Scientist, CSIRO Wildlife & Ecology
Councillor, Australian Heritage Council (2004-2009)
Editor, Biological Conservation (2002-2008)
Editor, Landscape and Urban Planning (1994-2006)
Editor Pacific Conservation Biology
Research Fellow CSIRO Ecosystem Sciences