Ian Dickie

Ian, a Director at eftec, joined the core team in November 2007. Since then, he managed studies on habitat banking and biodiversity finance for the European Commission, and developing approaches for regional economic analysis of the marine environment for OSPAR.

Ian's other marine work includes site designation impact assessments, and analysis supporting implementation of the Marine Strategy Framework Directive. He has also worked on forestry, wildlife trade and invasive species issues.Outside eftec, Ian is a Director of the Aldersgate Group, for whom he leads work on biodiversity and ecosystem services. He is also a member of Sustainability Committee of the Institute of Chartered Accounts of England and Wales.

Previously Ian was head of economics for the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds, whom he joined in April 2000. Ian managed a team providing economic advice and analysis to support all aspects of the Society's conservation efforts. He gained experience of most aspects of UK natural environment policy, working to advocate recognition of the value of the environment in decision-making, and co-authored several RSPB reports on the impacts of nature conservation on local economies and wellbeing.

Ian holds an MSc in European Environmental Regulation and Policy from Lancaster University, and an MA in Economics from University of St. Andrews.  Ian is a member of the UK Network of Environmental Economists (UKNEE).

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