Guangchun Lei


Ecology and Conservation Biology

10th edition | 9th edition

Dean of the School of Nature Conservation at the Beijing Forestry University (China).



Guangchun Lei is Dean of the School of Nature Conservation at Beijing Forestry University (China), where he is also a Professor of Ecology. Vice-Chairman of the National Wetland Science Committee, his main areas of research interest are protected area management, wetland ecosystem functions and services, wetland restoration and monitoring, the conservation of migratory water birds (specifically the East Asia-Australasia Flyway), and nature conservation policy.

He also serves as the Ramsar Convention’s Senior Advisor for Asia-Pacific. In the course of his research career, he has received numerous distinctions, including the China National TV Documentary Award (Golden Prize), the WWF International Global Conservation Innovation Award and the China National Forestry Science and Technology Prize.