Dr. Richard Thomas

Name: Dr. Richard Thomas

Position: Assistant Director (Water & Ecosystems)

Area of Focus: Dryland Ecosystems

Contact: Richard.Thomas [at] unu.edu

Richard Thomas has over 20 years experience on managing and implementing research projects and directing research teams on natural resources management including soils, water and biodiversity. A significant portion of his work has been on strengthening managerial and institutional capacity through the development of networks of scientists from developed and developing countries – this includes projects in Latin America, Africa, and Asia. Richard has previously worked at CIAT and ICARDA.