Project Planning, Monitoring & Evaluation Manager
Karl Didier has completed his master (1998) and doctoral (2003) degrees in the US in forest ecology, wildlife ecology, and spatial ecology. He began working for WCS in 2003, at the headquarters in New York, as a landscape ecologist. For many years, he supported WCS projects from all around the world, including projects in Asia, Africa and Latin America, in spatial planning, GIS, spatial analyses, strategic planning, and monitoring. He began working as the Interim Coordinator of the Brazil Program in April of 2012. Currently, he coordinates WCS project principally in the Brazilian Amazon, but also helps in the planning of projects in the Pantanal. He is an adjunct professor at the University of Florida (Gainesville) and the Southern Illinois University (Carbondale). He teaches various courses in planning and monitoring of conservation projects for graduate students, WCS staff, and conservation professionals.