Warwick is a natural resource management specialist. He has worked on projects in the Asia Pacific region for over 20 years, including in small-scale agriculture, water and sanitation, community forestry, catchment management, and extractive industries.

Warwick’s extractive industries work focused on stakeholder engagement in resource development throughout the Mekong region. His role was to work with stakeholders (community groups, civil society organisations, institutions, International NGOs, aid agencies, government and industry) to facilitate dialogue and assist in social development planning, conflict resolution, and the formulation of government policy. He helped instigate and develop the Cambodian Resource Revenue Transparency group as a principal public watchdog for the collection and management of natural resource generated revenue.

Warwick first joined CSRM in 2008 to develop and deliver community relations training for civil society organisations, government agencies, and mining companies in Australia, Mongolia, Laos, Cambodia, PNG and Indonesia. He also played an advisory role for exploration companies in corporate social responsibility and sustainable development. In 2011, Warwick left the university sector to work for several junior exploration companies with activities in Indonesia, Kyrgyzstan, Canada, and South Korea. In South Korea he was Country Project Manager for 3 years on a graphite exploration project.

Warwick re-joined CSRM in 2021 as Manager, Training and Research.  He holds a PhD in Geography from James Cook University in Townsville.