Miguel Mendonca is an Anglo-Azorean author based in Bristol, England. After studying and working in forestry and horticulture, he gained an honors degree in geography and history then studied social science and environmental ethics at postgraduate level. He worked in the sustainability field, specializing in renewable energy policy. While serving as Research Manager for an international NGO he lectured widely and wrote textbooks, articles and papers, providing an evidence base for campaigners to push for new or better renewable energy laws. After publishing a collection of short fiction in 2011 he began to research the ET field in depth, and in 2015 he co-authored Meet the Hybrids with Barbara Lamb, a study of the lives of eight ET-human hybrids living on Earth. In 2016 he authored We Are the Disclosure, a two-part people's history of ET-human interaction, featuring interviews with 27 people who have been involved in the subject for a combined total of around 700 years.