Ronnie Drever works as a Forest Ecologist for Nature United. He started with The Nature Conservancy in 2007 and led its engagement in the Canadian Boreal Forest Agreement, providing science leadership to guide implementation of the Agreement’s conservation objectives over 167 million acres. Ronnie studied Biology and Geography at Queen's University, and later moved to Vancouver to complete a Master's in Resource and Environmental Management at Simon Fraser University. After several years working as a biologist and researcher in various parts of British Columbia, he moved to Montreal and in 2008 completed a Ph.D. in Biology at Université du Québec à Montréal. Ronnie has written many technical reports and over a dozen publications in the peer-reviewed literature on applied ecology, forestry and landscape ecology.