Dale Wright

Dale is a PhD candidate investigating how sustainable agriculture can support biodiversity conservation.

Dale’s love for birds from an early age led him to a career in biodiversity conservation. His experience in applied conservation includes working as the manager of a protected area in Tanzania, an extension officer on WWF-SA’s Biodiversity & Wine Initiative and as the national IBA Conservation Implementation Manager for BirdLife South Africa. However, he also enjoys conservation research, completing an MSc in Conservation Biology and collaborating on several ornithological and conservation-policy-related research projects. He joins ICON Science and CUR as a PhD candidate on the ARC Coffee Linkage project.