Healy’s main area of collaboration with the Centre focuses on NatureServe’s specialist interest in the biodiversity dashboards and the visualisation of biodiversity indicator data.
Dr. Healy Hamilton is Chief Scientist at NatureServe, a western hemisphere biodiversity information network focused on management and conservation of at-risk species and ecosystems. She is a biodiversity scientist with graduate degrees from Yale and the University of California, Berkeley, and extensive field experience in the tropical forests of Latin America. At NatureServe, Dr. Hamilton leads a staff of over 20 scientists with expertise in ecology, zoology, botany, conservation, data science, and information management. She is also a world expert on the taxonomy, evolution and conservation of seahorses and their relatives. Dr. Hamilton is past President of the Society for Conservation GIS, a Fellow of the World Conservation Monitoring Centre, and serves on the Science Committee of the National Park Service Advisory Board. She is a Switzer Foundation Environmental Leadership grantee and a former U.S. Fulbright Scholar.