Professor in Environment and Development, Sustainability Research Institute, School of Earth and Environment; University of Leeds
England, United Kingdom
Lindsay is Professor in Environment and Development at the University of Leeds. She is an interdisciplinary systems researcher interested in livelihood-environment relations and stakeholder engagement in environmental governance. In 2013, she received a Philip Leverhulme Prize for her work on sustainability in drylands. She was Director of the University’s Sustainability Research Institute 2011-2014. She is currently Coordinating Lead Author for the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) Africa Regional Assessment; Lead Author on the IPBES Land Degradation and Restoration Assessment; and chairs the CGIAR Dryland Systems Independent Task Force. She has published more than 100 journal papers.