Speaker Biography: Don Macintosh, Director, Mangroves for the Future

April 23, 2010
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Don Macintosh has more than 30 years of experience working in developing countries. He has conducted research on and published papers on mangrove ecosystems in Thailand, Malaysia and Vietnam. He has been the project manager on a number of resources management project in Southeast Asia – focussing on mangroves and coral reefs. Prof Macintosh has supervised a number of PhD (more than 10), MSc (more than 30) and numerous BSc students. Been course director for the International MSc program in Aquaculture at the University of Stirling, UK. Prof Macintosh has been hired as an independent consultant for a number of Aid Organisations (e.g. Danida, The World Bank, Danish Red Cross, Save the Children Fund). He is currently director of the Centre for Tropical Ecosystems Research, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Aarhus, Denmark as well as the coordinator of the Mangroves for the Future initiative.

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