Stephan Gale

Dr Stephan Gale(紀仕勳)is a British ecologist with a particular interest in the diversity and conservation of Asian orchids. He worked at botanic gardens in the UK and Japan before joining Kadoorie Farm & Botanic Garden, an environmental NGO in Hong Kong, in 2009. He has conducted field work throughout Asia, co-authored floristic treatments of the orchid family in Japan, China, Hong Kong and Thailand, and published scientific articles on topics including taxonomy, phylogenetics, pollination biology and population genetics. Stephan is an avid writer, hiker and photographer.