Henri Decœur is currently pursuing a Master of Conservation Biology at the University of Queensland. Prior to studying biology, he was a lawyer specializing in international criminal litigation, in matters relating to human rights, organized crime, terrorism, and corruption. He holds a PhD in international law from the University of Cambridge and practised law as a member of the Paris Bar.
His research interests include rainforest ecology, conservation in conflict zones, and wildlife trafficking. He is also driven by an irresistible curiosity for marine invertebrates and deep-sea ecosystems, and is an enthusiastic scuba diver and wildlife photographer.