Dr. Eric Wikramanayake is a conservation biologist with over 25 years of experience throughout Asia, from Indonesia to the Mekong sub-region and South Asia. His current work ranges from landscape-scale spatial planning for conservation of endangered large mammals in Asia, ecosystem-based approaches to reducing climate change vulnerabilities, and assessing e-flows. He was a senior conservation scientist with the World Wildlife Fund for over 15 years, a Research Fellow with the Smithsonian Institution, Senior Strategic Advisor with the Biodiversity and Wildlife Program at RESOLVE, consultant conservation advisor to the ADB’s GMS-BCC project, and is the current Chairman and Senior Science Advisor to the Environmental Foundation, Ltd, Sri Lanka.