Mr. Fathul Bari is working as lecturer at the Department of Zoology, University of Chitral. He graduated from the historic Islamia College Peshawar. Later, he earned M.Phil. in Wildlife Ecology, from the Department of Animal Science, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad.
Before joining the Department of Zoology, UoCh, he worked as Research Associate with the Snow leopard Trust Pakistan. He has extensive experience in community-based conservation activities. He has also gathered vast experience in field surveys and wildlife census in the northern region of Pakistan. He also contributed to the development of management plan for the Karakoram Pamir Landscape, one of the priority landscape for snow leopard conservation.
As a researcher he is interested in wildlife & natural resource management in the mountain ecosystem and the underlying conservation issues. He studies wildlife and their conservation issues coupling non-invasive survey techniques and social survey tools. Contributing to several megaprojects, he also has broad experience in environmental impact assessment of developmental projects. Having a bachelor’s degree in science education, from University of Peshawar, he also envisages research in environmental education.