Steve Ross, PhD, RPBio

Wildlife Ecologist

Steve is a wildlife ecologist with 20 years of experience in wildlife and biodiversity research and management. Steve has expertise in spatial ecology, habitat modelling, GIS and wildlife survey. He has applied his skills to large mammal reintroductions, species recovery planning, habitat and corridor restoration and landscape scale monitoring and management, working with government, as a consultant and with industry. Steve’s past research has included first ecological studies of Pallas’s cat and the Endangered Arabian tahr, the studies have kick started new conservation and management initiatives on the species.

Steve has a PhD in wildlife ecology from the University of Bristol, a Masters in Forest ecology from the University of Edinburgh and a Bsc in Environmental Bioscience from the University of Strathclyde. He is member of the IUCN Species Survival Commission, Cat Specialist and Caprinae Specialist Groups. Steve spends his spare time mountain biking, hiking and enjoys spending time outdoors with the family.