Senior Research Fellow
Department of Faculty in Civil Engineering
University of Bristol
Alan feest is currently a Lead author for the UN convention IPBES, Senior Research Fellow at the University of Bristol, UK, and as a Director of Ecosulis Ltd. He was educated at University of Bristol and a Founder Member of IEEM, Fellow of the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (FCIWEM), Chartered Environmentalist (CEnv) and a Chartered Scientist (CSci). After working as both the Civil Service and industry obtained a BSc (Hons) in Biological Sciences from University of Exter and then a PhD (Ecology of Myxogastrids) from University of Bristol which was continued as a post doctorial research. He worked as an Advisor to European Environment Agency on effects of Nitrogen deposition on biodiversity and Lead author for IPBES, Edited two books published 4 reviews, 58 scientific papers and one international report, 10 conference contributions;17 ecological reports for a range of organizations including Plant life, Woodland Trust, Cress well Associates. He also worked as a Council Member of British Mycological Society since 1992-1995. He was awarded with British Council award to study the myxomycetes of soils in the Czechoslovak Republic (1984).
Microbial ecology, Biodiversity measurement, Education and training for professional staff, Effects of Nitrogen Deposition on biodiversity, Expert witness.