Director and Professor, Centre for Social Responsibility in Mining (CSRM)
University of Queensland
Saleem Ali holds the Chair in Sustainable Resource Development at the University of Queensland in Australia. He is also Adjunct Professor of Environmental Planning at the University of Vermont in the US. Professor Ali's research focuses on environmental conflicts in the extractive industries and how ecological cooperation can promote peace in international relations. His books include "Environmental Diplomacy" (with Larry Susskind) and “Treasures of the Earth: Need, Greed and a Sustainable Future”. Ali received his doctorate in Environmental Planning from MIT, a Master's degree in Environmental Studies from Yale University and Bachelor's degree in Chemistry from Tufts University.