Dr. Peter O. Alele

Conservation Science Senior Regional Director, Conservation International, Africa Field Division

Head of Vital Signs Program in Africa 

Dr. Alele joins us from the Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA) where he has been serving as National Program Officer for Environment & Climate Change. Prior to joining SIDA, Peter worked with Vital Signs in Uganda as Biophysical Technical Manager. He also has worked with the Ecological Evolution lab of Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden (XTBG) at the Chinese Academy of Sciences; the Millennium Villages Project, the World Agro-forestry Centre (ICRAF) and the National Agriculture Research Organization in Uganda.

He brings to Vital Signs more than 13 years’ experience in Ecological Research, Conservation, Natural Resource Management, and Program Management.  Peter has a Ph.D. in Ecology, a M.Sc. in Biology (Natural Resources, Ecology & Conservation) and a B.Sc. in Forestry, and has published high quality research on impacts of human activity on natural ecosystems.

Peter can be reached at palele@conservation.org