Alison Fletcher

Co-opted May 2024

Day job: Reader in Animal Behaviour at University of Chester

Alison gained her BSc in Biology & Psychology from University of Stirling and her PhD in Zoology from Bristol University, and has spent the last 30 years involved in teaching and research within Higher Education. As a behavioural ecologist, she has a keen interest in the behaviour and conservation of local wildlife and a desire to help enable others develop their skills.  Her main research focus has been on primate behaviour and human-wildlife conflict in Africa in collaboration with several international organisations. She has a wealth of experience in developing educational resources, preparing funding applications and disseminating research. Alison has served on several committees both within higher education and externally, in support of both national organisations and local communities.