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Prof Nathalie Seddon

Lead on Socio-ecological Systems

University of Oxford

Professor of Biodiversity, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford 

Nathalie Seddon is lead on Socio-ecological Systems at CO2RE. She is Professor of Biodiversity and Founding Director of the Nature-based Solutions Initiative at the University of Oxford. Nathalie trained as an ecologist at Cambridge University and has over 20 years research experience in a range of ecosystems across the globe. As a University Research Fellow of the Royal Society, she developed broad research interests in understanding the origins and maintenance of biodiversity and its relationship with global change. She is a Senior Associate of the International Institute for Environment and Development, a Senior Fellow of the Oxford Martin School, Director of the Agile Initiative and co-Director of the Leverhulme Centre for Nature Recovery. Nathalie advises governments, UN agencies and businesses on Nature-based Solutions and is currently a Friend of CoP26, one of 30 global experts currently advising the UK government on its Presidency of the UNFCCC’s climate change conference, COP26.