Dr. Joshua Bishop
(Coordinating Lead Author, TEEB for Business)
- Biodiversity Impacts and Dependencies
- Managing Risks, Realizing Opportunities
- Voluntary Action and Regulatory Reform
Joshua Bishop is a natural resource and environmental economist whose work focuses on finding and promoting economically efficient approaches to nature conservation, while also making the case for conservation in economic terms.
From 2002-2011, Bishop worked as Senior Advisor and Chief Economist at the Global Headquarters of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). Previously he led a team of economists at the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), in London, in West Africa as a consultant economist to the European Commission, the World Bank and FAO, as a rural extension officer with IUCN, and as a volunteer with the US Peace Corps, in Mali.
Dr. Bishop holds a BA in Literature from Yale, a Masters in Public Policy from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard, and a PhD in Economics from University College London.