Dr. Neil Leveridge is a distinguished Communication Strategist and Assistant Professor in the Department of Wood Science, Faculty of Forestry at UBC. With an extensive background in academia, he has previously held lecturer positions at Vantage College, UBC, National Taiwan Normal University, and Da Yeh University, Taiwan. Dr. Leveridge is currently dedicated to indigenizing his courses and revolutionizing assessment and communication practices for forestry practitioners, with a focus on decolonization.
As an active contributor to the field, Neil holds the esteemed position of President of BC Teachers of English as Additional Languages (BC TEAL). Demonstrating his leadership, he recently chaired the BC TEAL 2023 conference, which attracted over 500 delegates and was proudly hosted by the Faculty of Forestry, UBC.