After 10 years in advertising, working in London, Kiev, Jakarta and Bangkok for various multinational agencies, Dominic changed direction to follow a passion for trees, working as a professional arborist in the UK while taking an MSc in Sustainable Development at Imperial College London/SOAS, in order to move into mangrove conservation. From 2006, he worked as a mangrove technical officer with Wetlands International and at the same time volunteered with MAP, assisting field projects in Thailand. From 2011 he has been teaching Community-Based Ecological Mangrove Restoration for MAP in Thailand, Cambodia, Myanmar (2011, 2017, 2019), Colombia, Suriname, Tanzania (2019, 2020), Senegal and Honduras (2014, 2015) while at the same time writing a part-time PhD at Bangor University (UK), studying community mangrove management and restoration. On completion of his doctorate in 2019, he moved into the Executive Directorship role within MAP. Dominic is a member of the IUCN Mangrove Specialist Group.
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