School of Agricultural, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Mr Duncan Hay

Associate Research Fellow

Duncan is currently the Director of the Nature’s Valley Trust and the retired Executive Director of the Institute of Natural Resources. His association with UKZN (UN) spans 35 years as student, technician, postgraduate, lecturer and associate research fellow. Duncan has led numerous award winning environmental and rural development programmes, and is widely published particular in the area of popular articles.  His particular interest is mentoring young environmental professionals in the workplace.  


Research interests

  • Estuaries ecology and management 
  • Catchment management 
  • Social-Ecological systems