Dr Neil Byron (Former Member)
Bachelor of Science (Forestry) (Hons 1); Master of Arts (Economics) (Brit. Col.) Doctor of Philosophy (Resource Economics) (Brit. Col.) Graduate Aust Institute of Company Directors (Canberra)
Natural Resources / Environmental Economics and Policy
Strategic planning of natural resources
Priority setting and impact evaluation
Environmental, economic and social impact analysis
Member, Wentworth Group of Concerned Scientists
Adjunct Professor, ANU’s Crawford School of Economics & Government and Fenner School of Environment & Society;
Visiting Fellow, University of Melbourne; and Wolfson College, Oxford University.
Director, Earthwatch Institute Australia
Director, Tiaki Forestry Company, New Zealand
Member, Independent Science Panel for Great Barrier Reef
Member Agricultural & Resource Economics Society
Commissioner, Productivity Commission 1998-2010
Chairman, Trust for Nature Foundation
Member, IUCN’s World Commission on Protected Areas
Assistant Director General, Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) Indonesia
Director of Graduate Studies in Environment and Development, Australian National University, Canberra
Chief UN Technical Adviser, Bangladesh Ministry of Finance and Planning, Dhaka.
Senior Economist, Bureau of Agricultural Economics, Canberra.
Productivity Commission (2003) Industries, Land Use and Water Quality in the Great Barrier Reef Catchment. Canberra.
Productivity Commission (2004) Impacts of Native Vegetation and Biodiversity Conservation Regulations. Canberra.
Byron R.N. (2001) The Economics of Sustainable Forest Management and Wildlife Conservation in Tropical Forests. in Fimbel, Grajal and J. Robinson (eds) The Cutting Edge: Conserving Wildlife in Logged Tropical Forests.Columbia Univ Press, New York.
Byron R.N and D. Peterson (2001) Creating Markets for Biodiversity – A case study of Earth Sanctuaries Pty Ltd. in D. Biller (ed) Creating Markets for Biodiversity OECD Paris and World Bank Washington
Byron R.N. and J.E.M. Arnold, (1999) What Futures for the People of the Tropical Forests?World Development 27 (5) 789-805