Professor of Biodiversity, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford
Nathalie Seddon is Professor of Biodiversity at the University of Oxford. She is also Founding Director of the Nature-based Solutions Initiative, an interdisciplinary programme of research, policy advice, and education aimed at increasing understanding of the effectiveness of nature-based solutions to global challenges. After training as an evolutionary ecologist at Cambridge University, she developed broad research interests in understanding the origins and maintenance of biodiversity and its relationship with global change. She is also Senior Associate of the International Institute for Environment and Development and advises governments, UN agencies and businesses on Nature-based Solutions.