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I am a Senior Researcher in the Natural Resources and the Environment department of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research in Pretoria, South Africa. I have an interest in the management and governance of natural resources, particularly water. My background is in International Politics, and I have been conducting research from the field on water resources for the past 20 years. Lately I have developed an interest in paradigms and theories, and how these influence policy developments in the sphere of water governance and water politics.
I am an anaesthesiologist and critical care specialist working at Grey’s Hospital and am a member of the UKZN Perioperative Research Group. I am interested in perioperative medicine and have a PhD on the role of B-type natriuretic peptide in perioperative risk stratification. I completed a research fellowship in perioperative medicine and obtained a Masters in Health Research Methodology from McMaster University, Canada.
Education: University of Coimbra BSc Honours in Physical Geography (1999-2003); University of Algarve PgDip Coastal and Marine Studies (2005-2007); University of Algarve PhD Marine, Earth and Environmental Sciences (2008-2012)
Academic profile: Research assistant (UAlg, 2005-2007); Doctoral fellow (UAlg & UUlster, 2008-2012); Postdoctoral Fellow in Coastal Geomorphology (UAlg & UUlster & UKZN, 2013-2015); Honorary Research Fellow (UKZN, 2014-2019); Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow (UUlster & UKZN, 2016-2019)
I am a Senior Lecturer in Finance based in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa in the School of Accounting, Economics & Finance at the University of KwaZulu-Natal. I have more than 25 years teaching and supervising Finance and Strategic Management. My research interests include Asset Pricing, Financial Intermediation and Corporate Finance. I have published articles in a variety of local and international journals and am co-author of the South African adaptation of Gitman's Principals of Managerial Finance.
Luke Hunter is the President and Chief Conservation Officer of Panthera, where he oversees the organization’s global conservation programs. He formerly headed the Wildlife Conservation Society's Great Cats Program. Hunter’s doctoral and post-doctoral research developed methods to reintroduce wild lions and cheetahs in Southern Africa. His current projects include the longest running ecological studies on African leopards, reducing human-lion conflict in Africa, and working with the Iranian Department of Environment to conserve Asiatic cheetahs and leopards. Hunter supervises graduate students working on carnivores around the world including leopards in India, African golden cats in Gabon and Uganda, and jaguars in Brazil. He has contributed to over 160 scientific papers and popular articles, and has written six books including Cheetah (2003), Cats of Africa: Behavior, Ecology and Conservation (2006) and Field Guide to Carnivores of the World (2011) which has been translated into Chinese, French and German editions. His seventh book, Wild Cats of the World will be published by Bloomsbury in 2015.