Dr Alan D. Hemmings, BSc (Hons) (Cov); PhD (Aukl)
Adjunct Associate Professor
Phone: (+61) (2) 6284 4523, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr Alan D. Hemmings is a specialist on Antarctic governance and environmental management. An independent Consultant, he is an Associate Professor at Gateway Antarctica and Research Associate at the University of Tasmania’s Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies. He lives in Canberra, but comes to the University of Canterbury regularly for research and teaching purposes. Hemmings did two winters in Antarctica with the British Antarctic Survey, and has also been to Antarctica with the French and New Zealand National Antarctic programmes, Greenpeace and as New Zealand Government Representative on a tourist voyage to the Ross Sea. He is a former Chair of IUCN’s Antarctic Advisory Committee and Senior Adviser to the Antarctic and Southern Ocean Coalition (ASOC). Hemmings has participated in the annual Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meetings, meetings of experts groups on tourism, liability, and meetings of the Convention for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) since 1989. In December 2009 he was a member of the New Zealand delegation to the Antarctic Treaty Meeting of Experts on the Management of Ship-borne Tourism in the Antarctic Treaty Area held in Wellington. Hemmings is a regular media commentator on Antarctic issues.