Dr William Jackson is the Deputy Director General of IUCN. Prior to this appointment he was the Director, Global Programme, and Head of IUCN’s Forest Conservation Programme in HQ, and has worked in IUCN in Eastern and Southern Africa. He has extensive field experience in ecosystem conservation and management around the world. He has a keen interest in promoting the role of civil society in linking forest conservation practice with policy, community forestry, forest fires and forest restoration.
What more can be said except that it is with expectation that I wait to see the results, the outcomes of this appointment.