Dr Mark Wong is a Forrest Fellow in the School of Biological Sciences at the University of Western Australia. His interests lie in community and invasion ecology. Dr Wong's research uses trait-based approaches to understand the causes and consequences of changing biodiversity, especially for insects and their kin. Dr Wong previously completed a DPhil at the University of Oxford on a prestigious Clarendon Scholarship, where his research on the ecology of ant invasions in the tropics was supported by funding from the National Geographic Society and a Varley Gradwell Fellowship. Dr Wong currently serves on the editorial board of the journals Insect Conservation and Diversity and Asian Myrmecology.