Dr. Paul Barnes

  • EDGE Programme Manager
  • Active: - ongoing

Paul is the EDGE Programme Manager. He is responsible for the strategy, programme activities and fundraising. He also currently supports the Fellows to understand the social and political context of their projects. Paul has a PhD in Environmental Anthropology during which he was a member of the Human Ecology Research Group in UCL Anthropology. For his PhD, Paul explored cross-culturally informed interdisciplinary research about indigenous and local knowledge, its position in conservation, and the political ecology of conservation in the Cyclops Mountains, home to EDGE mammals Attenborough’s long-beaked echidna and the black-spotted cuscus.