Chris Sandbrook is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Geography at the University of Cambridge. His research takes a political ecology approach to investigate the relationship between biodiversity conservation and society, particularly in developing countries. He has an interdisciplinary background in zoology, anthropology and geography. He is the Director of the Cambridge Masters in Conservation Leadership, and also teaches on the Geography undergraduate programme.
Bill Adams retired as Moran Professor of Conservation and Development in the Department of Geography in the University of Cambridge at the end of September 2020. He is currently visiting Segré Professor of Conservation and Development at the Graduate Institute in Geneva. Bill’s first degree is in geography, and during his PhD he moved from being a sort-of ecologist to being almost a social scientist. He works on the evolution of ideas in conservation and sustainable development, and what happens when they are applied.
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