2021: PhD University of Edinburgh, School of Geosciences

2016: MRes Tropical Forest Ecology, Imperial College London

2015: BSc Biology, Imperial College London

Grants and Awards

National Geographic Society, Early Career Grant (~$10k)

NERC Doctoral Studentship (~£80k)

Society for Conservation Biology Asia, Student Travel Award

Royal Geographical Society, Henrietta Hutton Grant

Royal College of Science Union, Science Challenge category winner (science communication award)


Postgraduate courses:

  • Human Dimensions of Environmental Change, University of Edinburgh, Tutor
  • Understanding Environment & Development, University of Edinburgh, Guest lecturer

Undergraduate courses:

  • Conservation Science (4th year), University of Edinburgh, Tutor
  • Geography Science & Civil Society (1st year), University of Edinburgh, Tutor
  • Sustainability, Society & Environment (2nd year), University of Edinburgh, Tutor

Professional Experience

Conservation Impact Technical Advisor, WCS Cambodia, 2022 – present

Independent Consultant, 2021- 2022. Contracts for Conservation Social Sciences Consortium, Sansom Mlup Prey Cambodia, and others.

Visiting Researcher, WCS Cambodia, 2016-2020

Steering Committee & Community Manager, Conservation Optimism

Data Analyst, Willis Towers Watson, 2012

Conference presentations

ICCB 2021/RAI 2021/Post-growth symposium: Costing a Global Conservation Basic Income for ‘Living in Harmony With Nature’’

ICCB 2021: Effects of social networks on interventions to change conservation behaviour

ICCB 2019: Improving environmental interventions by understanding information flows – in theory and practice

ICCB 2019: The path ahead for ethical research in conservation (co-organised symposium)

SCB Asia 2018: Wildlife poisoning in the Northern plains of Cambodia.

Network data collection 2018: workshop at Nuffield college, University of Oxford