Meet our Global Team of Editors

We have assembled an outstanding team of Editors and Authors from around the world.

We have assembled an outstanding team of Editors and Authors from around the world.

Dr. Graeme Worboys

Dr. Graeme Worboys

Ashish Kothari

Ashish Kothari

YOUR EDITORS: AN INTRODUCTION

The Protected Area Governance and Management book will be edited by Dr Graeme Worboys, Dr Michael Lockwood and Ashish Kothari. 

Graeme Worboys is Co-Vice Chair (Connectivity Conservation and Mountains) for IUCN’s World Commission on Protected Areas and is an Adjunct Fellow at the Fenner School, Australian National University. He is a protected area management specialist and has worked on-ground in protected area management for 27 years as a Ranger, Park Superintendent and as an Executive Director with the NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service. More recently Graeme has worked nationally and internationally as a park management consultant and World Heritage specialist.

Ashish Kothari is the Founder-member of Kalpavriksh (an Indian environmental NGO), former Co-chair of IUCN TILCEPA and member of WCPA and CEESP Steering Committees. Ashish’s expertise is in conservation governance and community-based conservation.

Michael Lockwood (below) is Senior Lecturer, School of Geography and Environmental Studies, University of Tasmania. Michael is the Co-ordinator for the University of Tasmania’s Protected Area Management Course and he has special expertise in the social sciences.

All three Editors have had considerable experience in editing and producing books including the 802 page IUCN text: Lockwood, M., Worboys, G.L. and Kothari, A. (2006) Protected Area Management: A Global Guide, Earthscan, London. 

Dr. Michael Lockwood (on left)

Dr. Michael Lockwood (on left)