I'm Madi, a behavioural ecologist (MSc), otter biologist, science communicator, community conservationist and marine photographer from South Wales.
My experience is a mix of academic research, biodiversity restoration, citizen science, community engagement and communications, project management and events/campaign coordination. I also have vast experience in community conservation and system- and behaviour-change for nature conservation.
My broad academic interests lie in social ecology and evolution, as well as understanding the anthropogenic threats to biodiversity and best practice approaches. More specifically, I am interested in how individuals interact with their environment, how human activity and changing environmental conditions are impacting species resilience and behaviour, and understanding the best possible approaches in consideration to scientific learning and conservation management.
I work directly in science communication, citizen science and environmental outreach.
"I am a conservationist with an optimistic and solution-based approach. I enjoy collaborative work that champions change for nature, combines natural and social sciences and innovative solutions"