Dr Glen Reynolds

Director

South East Asia Rainforest Research Partnership (SEARRP)

Dr Glen Reynolds is the Director & Senior Scientist at the SE Asia Rainforest Research Partnership (SEARRP) - one of the leading rainforest research programmes in the SE Asian tropics. He has over twenty years leadership experience and a proven record of success in securing major research grants, building institutional and political support and delivering scientific advice and impacts across multiple disciplines and to a range of stakeholders.

At SEARRP, together with other collaborators, Dr Reynolds has successfully established a number of major long-term strategic projects, including the Sabah Biodiversity Experiment, a Smithsonian 50-hectare primary forest research plot, the SAFE Project and the SEnSOR Programme.

Lessons learnt from these projects are used to advise government, non-governmental organisations and the corporate sector on the scientific basis for conservation, land-use planning, habitat restoration and environmental sustainability.

Dr Reynolds holds seats on a number of boards, committees and advisory bodies, is an honorary professor at a number of UK and Malaysian universities, has co-authored over 50 scientific journal articles since 2010 and contributed to the supervision of numerous research students. He was awarded an MBE in 2011 and conferred the title ‘Datuk’ in 2012, both for services to science and conservation.

SEARRP was conferred the Merdeka Award, Environment Category in 2020 for “Outstanding contribution to the conservation, sustainable management & restoration of Malaysia’s forest ecosystems as well as the education & training of Malaysian scientists”

Contact Dr Glen to learn more about:

  • Forest conservation and restoration.

  • Agricultural sustainability.

  • Issues relating to Climate change and tropical forests.