Darryl R.J. Macer
is Director of Eubios Ethics Institute and Director of the International Peace and Development Ethics Centre at Kaeng Krachan. He is also a Visiting Senior Research Fellow at United Nations University Institute of Advanced Studies (UNU-IAS) and Affiliated Professor in Philosophy at Kumamoto University, Japan; and founded Eubios Ethics Institute in Japan and New Zealand in 1990. He is a Research Fellow at the Center for Ethics of Science and Technology, Chulalongkorn University, Faculty of Arts, Chulalongkorn University, in Bangkok, Thailand.
He was born in 1962 in Christchurch, New Zealand. He has a B.Sc (Hons) in Biochemistry from Lincoln College, University of Canterbury, 1983; Ph.D. in Biochemistry at the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, and Trinity College, University of Cambridge, U.K., 1987; and was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in Philosophy from Kumamoto University, Japan in 2009. He has since worked in UK, New Zealand, Italy, Japan and Thailand; and is a member of many international bioethics committees.
He has published 14 authored books, 25 edited books, and 215 peer reviewed academic papers. He taught bioethics at the University of Tsukuba, Japan from 1990-2005, and was Regional Advisor on Social and Human Sciences in Asia and the Pacific, in RUSHSAP
, UNESCO Bangkok, Thailand from 2004 - 2013. Email: darryl[at]eubios.info