Alison Hoare is a senior research fellow of Chatham House, with expertise in forest governance, natural resource use and community forestry.
She leads a programme of work on illegal logging and forest governance and is also engaged in research on environmental crime and climate change.
She has previously worked with a range of environmental and forestry organisations, undertaking research, policy analysis and project management.
She has a BSc in botany from the University of Edinburgh and a PhD in ethnobiology from the University of Kent.
Areas of expertise
- Natural resource use and governance
- Illegal logging and timber trade
- Forest governance, carbon markets and climate change
- Ethnobiology and community forestry
|2011 - date||Senior Research Fellow, Chatham House|
|2006 - 2011||Associate Fellow, Chatham House|
|2008 - 2010||Project Manager, Forests Monitor|
|2004 - 2006||Research Consultant|
|2002 - 2003||Research Assistant, Department of Anthropology, University of Kent|
|1998 - 2002||PhD Candidate, Department of Anthropology, University of Kent|
|1997 - 1998||M.Phil. Candidate, Department of Social Anthropology, University of Cambridge|
|1993 - 1997||People and Plants Initiative, Royal Botanic Gardens Kew|