Vassiliki Kati serves as a Biologist. She holds M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the Catholic University of Leuven in Leuven, Belgium. She currently works as an Assistant Professor of biodiversity conservation in the Department of Environmental and Natural Resources Management at the University of Patras, Patras, Greece. Her research focuses on biodiversity conservation, covering issues such as assessment, patterns, and indicators of biological diversity, methods for optimal reserve design, landscape ecology, and management of protected areas. Her taxonomic expertise covers different taxa including orchids, orthopterans, butterflies, herpetofauna, and birds. She is also interested in working in science-policy interface, regarding conservation policy in particular. Kati is a reviewer in more than 25 scientific journals, and she has participated in several national and international research projects as coordinator or researcher. She has been also working as a Member of several national and international committees, regarding conservation education and policy, such as the Society for Conservation Biology in Europe and the International Union for Conservation of Nature.
Biography Updated on 10 October 2013