Chris joins Panthera with over fourteen years experience working as a conservation scientist in southeast Asia and Madagascar. With extensive field experience in Laos, Thailand, India and Indonesia, he has worked in biodiversity and wildlife management focusing on protection and population recovery solutions. As a current PhD candidate at the University of Melbourne he is examining measures of biodiversity and conservation law enforcement effectiveness. Chris has expertise in strategic conservation planning, protected area and species management, training, species distribution modeling, monitoring, social science and advanced spatial data analysis. Chris aims to use these skills to craft integrated and flexible approaches to site based conservation ensuring that tigers remain, and can ultimately thrive in the wild.