Since 1982, Robert has been living and travelling extensively in Africa, Asia and the Pacific, undertaking research activities in the fields of ecology and management of tropical forests. He joined CIFOR in August 1999 and held several research and management positions in the organisation (principal scientist, biodiversity programme leader, programme director). Since 1 November 2017 he has been the Director General of CIFOR, and since 1 January 2014, the Deputy Director General for Research.
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