Karen J Esler
Full Professor in Conservation Ecology, Stellenbosch University. Core team member of the DST-NRF Centre of Excellence in Invasion Biology. Chair of HERS-SA board. South African representative of ISOMED and founding member of the IUCN Mediterranean-Type Ecosystem Thematic Group (MTEG). Past President, South African Association of Botany. Core research foci: ecological restoration, biological invasion, general ecology.