Dr Peter Moore has 25 years of fire management and forestry experience and completed a Masters Degree at the University of Montana with the US Forest Service on a Rotary Scholarship.
Following three years in the Fire Management Branch a PhD, on the implementation of prescribed burning policy beckoned. He co-ordinated the management fires during the 1994 New South Wales Bushfire emergency, before heading up Strategic Planning for State Forests.
As Principal Policy Officer and then Director of Policy Development he worked on natural resource policy issues and established the Forestry Policy Office of the Ministry for Forests.
Since 1998 Peter has been the Co-ordinator of Project FireFight South East Asia and a Fire Management and Policy Specialist working for WWF, IUCN, TNC, GTZ, South African Department of Water and Forests, DFID, ASEAN, CARE International and others.
Peter is the Programme Co-ordinator for IUCN Vietnam based in Ha Noi.
Forest Fires apart Peterís great passions in life are his wife Anne and children Simon and Catherine, rugby union, cooking, reading, red wine, classical music and regretting not staying fit.