«Martin Francis Price, born in 1957 in London, studied at the Universities of Sheffield, Calgary and Colorado and is Professor and Director of the Centre for Mountain Studies, University of the Highlands and Islands at Perth, Scotland. Through his work with international organizations and as organizer of international mountain conferences over the last two decades, Martin Price, with his exceptional knowledge and his editorial competence, has played a vital role for the mountains of the world.
He holds the UNESCO Chair in Sustainable Mountain Development and has written and edited many important books contributing to the knowledge and the sustainable development of mountain areas, on topics including forests, tourism, global change and interdisciplinary research. His global interactions and contributions have been a major force in mountain research and development.»
Albert Mountain Award 2012