Amy Stewart completed her PhD at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne and has worked for the Forestry Commission of Great Britain, participating in projects for the delivery of social, stewardship and conservation targets at the local level, and engaging with national and international policy issues. Her research interests focus on sustainable development, especially globally, and she has co-authored an article on international multi-stakeholder partnerships for sustainable development.
Tim Gray is Emeritus Professor of Political Thought at Newcastle University. His research interests centre on environmental politics, especially in the field of natural resource management, such as fisheries and water, and his recent co-authored publications include papers on participation in fisheries governance, the discard problem, fisheries-dependent communities, the Common Fisheries Policy, and offshore wind farms. He is the author of Freedom (Issues in Political Theory, 1991) and editor of UK Environmental Policy in the 1990s (1995) and The Politics of Fishing (1998).