Richard J Hobbs

Project Leader
The University of Western Australia

Richard J Hobbs leads the Ecosystem Restoration and Intervention Ecology Research Group at UWA (

Originally from Scotland, where he completed his undergraduate and doctoral degrees, he worked as a postdoc at Stanford University before moving to Western Australia in 1984. His work has contributed to and advanced conservation biology, landscape ecology and restoration ecology. He focuses on sound empirical field ecology, conceptual and synthetic development, and practical on-ground application to ecosystem management and restoration.