Dr. Steven Courtney is Director of RESOLVE’ s Science Program. He has worked as a scientist for 30 years, in both academia and (since 1992) in resource-management. His technical background is in the sciences, and he has led several large-scale science programs regarding water, forests, and endangered species. He has also developed a strong program in facilitating communication between scientists and decision-makers, and on using multi-disciplinary approaches to complex ecosystem management decisions. He is an expert in the application of technical information in policy and management. A respected biologist with a solid reputation for mediating environmental disputes using an open, transparent process, Dr. Courtney is the solid choice to lead RESOLVE’s science program. Dr. Courtney most recently worked as Vice President of the Sustainable Ecosystems Institute and as a Visiting Scholar at Stanford University.
1980 PhD, University of Durham, England
1976 Bachelor of Science, Botany and Zoology, University of Durham, England