The people behind Print

Andrew Hector is an assistant Professor with tenure-track at the Institute of Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Studies at the University of Zurich. Before, he was Royal Society University Research Fellow at the Imperial College London. His main research interests are biodiversity, community ecology, ecosystem functioning and ecological services.




Glen Reynolds is the Director of The Royal Society South East Asia Rainforest Research Programme (SEARRP). Glen started working for SEARRP in 2000. His PhD (from Imperial) was based at Danum Valley and focussed on forest restoration by enrichment planting. He has subsequently collaborated on several research projects, particularly in the fields of forest management, forest rehabilitation and conservation planning. Glen is a Research Fellow of the Department of Geography, University of Swansea and an Honorary Research Fellow of the NERC Centre for Population Biology, Imperial College.Based mostly in Sabah, his main tasks are to direct and manage SEARRP including its staff, facilities and major projects at Danum Valley, provide advice to scientists when planning their work, liaise with SEARRP’s Malaysian partners and to promote SEARRP within Malaysia and the wider region.

Philippe Saner (1978) holds a Masters in biology and a PhD in environmental sciences. He is a PostDoc in the research group Biodiversity & Ecosystems of the Institute of Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Studies at the University of Zurich. His dissertation is on the importance of carbon storage and ecosystem functioning in tropical forests. He is co-founder of the German based NGO Rhino and Forest Fund, which combines expertise on conservation and habitat restoration: Sabah Rhino Project. He is a partner at Binais Ltd Services, with a special focus on Environmental Services. Philippe writes blogs about combining biology and environmental perspectives with economy.