Experts' profiles - Peter King
Peter King
Peter King has been an avid environmentalist for more than 35 years. From 1977-1980 he worked with Victorias new Conservation Ministry, as Land Studies Coordinator. Following a Research Fellowship in the Environment and Policy Institute, East West Center, Hawaii from 1981-82, he established his own company, Terra Firma Environmental Consultants. This company subsequently merged with ACIL Australia, where he was Director, Overseas Development. He started work with the Asian Development Bank in March 1991 as an Environment Specialist in the Office of Environment. He studied for a Ph. D. (Environmental Science) in 1998. In 2001, he was appointed Manager, and subsequently Director, Pacific Operations, ADB. In 2005, Dr. King took early retirement and is currently Senior Policy Advisor for the Institute of Global Environmental Strategies in Japan. He was a coordinating lead author for Chapter 10 of GEO-4 and contributing author of the Summary for Decision Makers and the Asia-Pacific regional chapter.
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