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Dr Alex Lewis, Director - academic history


Alex has 20 years’ experience of working with NGOs in ecological and development projects. She has worked in Asia, Africa, Europe and South America and has spent extensive time out in the field, in the laboratory, teaching in the classroom, doing analysis and visualisation work at her desk and talking to people everywhere. She believes that clarity of thought and ideas combined with an enthusiasm for positive change and a belief in the potential of everyone is what will make the world a better place.


  • Distinction in MSc Geospatial Analysis (University College London) (2016)
  • Distinction in Geographic Information Science and Conservation module (Anglia Ruskin University) (2013)
  • Technical Lead, Malaysian Borneo (University of Leeds 2008)
  • Research Scientist (RSPB 2004 - 2007)
  • Project Scientist, Mongolia (Macaulay Land Use Research Institute 2000 - 2003)
  • Research Fellow (University of York 1999 - 2000)
  • PhD: Landscape ecology and genetics (University of York, 1996 - 1999)
  • BSc (Hons) Class 1: Marine Biology (University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, 1993)