Dr. Ian J Winfield
Dr. Winfield has a BSc (Hons) in Zoology and a PhD in freshwater fish ecology, with c. 26 years experience of research into freshwater fish ecology, with particular reference to population and community dynamics, roles in lake ecosystems, hydroacoustics, effects of climate change and the applied issues of the conservation of biodiversity and fisheries management. He sits on a number of advisory bodies and has published 87 scientific articles, 178 commissioned research reports and 13 popular articles. He was an Assistant Editor of the Journal of Fish Biology for seven years, is currently a member of the Editorial Boards of Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems and Freshwater Biology, has edited five conference proceedings, and has co-edited the standard reference text for cyprinid fishes. He was also the founder of EchoSums, an international user group for hydroacoustics in the freshwater environment.