William Sutherland recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours 2021

15 June 2021

Professor William Sutherland, a member of CSER's management board who holds the Miriam Rothschild Chair in Conservation Biology in the Department of Zoology, and is a Professorial Fellow at St Catharine’s College, has been awarded a CBE for services to Evidence-based Conservation in the Queen's Birthday Honours 2021.

Professor Sutherland is one of the world’s leading conservation scientists, carrying out extensive research on ecological processes, predicting the impacts of environmental change, horizon scanning to identify forthcoming issues and developing novel processes for integrating science and policy. He runs the Biosecurity Research Initiative (BioRISC) at St Catharine's, and regularly advises government as well as conservation organisations, such as Natural England and The National Trust. Professor Sutherland, who was President of the British Ecological Society, was also part of a team that created the Cambridge Conservation Initiative, which works to identify and research global environmental problems, finding solutions and delivering on-the-ground improvements for species and habitats worldwide.

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