Chris Daniels is Professor of Biology at the University of South Australia. He is also the Presiding member of the Adelaide and Mt Lofty Ranges NRM Board and hold several other positions and titles. Chris has been a prolific scientist and author, having written or edited 9 books and 1 DVD and contributed to more than 170 scientific publications. He has been published on issues regarding the natural and built environments, and has an abiding interest in reptiles, particularly lizards. Chris is also an award-winning science communicator. He has regular sessions on 891 ABC Radio, and has written for many popular press publishers, on a range of science and environmental topics.