Dr. Bruce Byers is a practicing ecologist, independent consultant, and writer with more than 30 years of professional experience in more than 40 countries. His work focuses at the interface of ecology and sustainable development, combining his academic background in ecology and evolution with extensive practical experience in applied social sciences. Bruce Byers Consulting, the independent consulting business he founded in 1994, provides technical assistance to U.S. government agencies, NGOs, and the private sector worldwide, carrying out assessments, analyses, evaluations, and applied research that lead to the design of effective strategies and programs in complex ecological and social contexts. Bruce has extensive experience in: biodiversity conservation, forestry, and natural resources management; climate change adaptation and mitigation; environmental communication, outreach, and behavior change; and monitoring, evaluation, and learning. He has led many multi-disciplinary and international teams in this work. His oral and written communication skills are reflected in numerous presentations and publications, which synthesize complex information and clearly communicate findings to diverse target audiences and stakeholders.
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