Principal Engineer, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), South Africa
Duarte Gonçalves is a registered professional engineer with a PhD in Engineering Development and Management.
Duarte Gonçalves is currently employed by the CSIR as a Principal Engineer where he currently leads the on-going development and application of a whole-of-society approach to security in the areas of border security, disaster management, infrastructure security and wildlife crime. He has contributed to national strategies in wildlife crime and the development of whole-of-government and whole-of-society approaches nationally; led national study on law enforcement in the area of wildlife crime. In this capacity, he works with a variety of government departments, social scientists, engineers and other experts and has developed experience using transdisciplinary research methods in security for “dealing” with complexity. He has facilitated stakeholder workshops for developing future interventions.