Marc Foggin

Sustainable Mountain Development in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

Marc Foggin

Sustainable Mountain Development in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

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Conservation biologist with over 20 years' experience in high mountain ecosystems of Western China and Central Asia. Special interest in integration of conservation and sustainable development, with a focus on pastoral societies. Director of international NGO Plateau Perspectives. Also, Honorary Research Associate at the Institute of Asian Research in the School of Public Policy and Global Affairs, University of British Columbia; member of the Advisory Committee for the GCRF-supported Gobi Frameworks project, led by University of Oxford; and Consultant and board member for the Qomolangma (Mt Everest) Glacier Foundation. Previously was Senior Researcher and Associate Director of the Mountain Societies Research Institute at the University of Central Asia. Co-founder of the Lapis Guides application and framework for creating personalised digital field guides.

  • Work
    • Plateau Perspectives
  • Education
    • McGill University
    • Arizona State University