Our Experts

Michael O’Brien Onyeka

Senior VP of Conservation International’s Africa Field Division

Helen Gichohi​

Former President of African Wildlife Foundation and past board member of Kenya Wildlife Service

Richard Vigne

CEO of Ol Pejeta Conservancy, Kenya

Dr. Janaki Alavalapati

Dean of Auburn's School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences

Evans Mwangi

Professor of Ecology and Conservation Biology at the University of Nairobi in Kenya

John Mason

Executive Director of the Nature Conservation Resource Centre in Ghana

Antony Frost

CEO of Sirocco Strategy Management

Dr Francis Vorhies

Founder and Executive Director of Earthmind

Noah Sitati

Wildlife Species Expert with WWF Tanzania Country Office

Olivia Swaak-Goldman

Executive Director at the Wildlife Justice Commission in the Hague

Paula Kahumbu

CEO of WildlifeDirect

Taye Teferi

Policy & Partnership Coordinator for Africa at TRAFFIC International

Derek de la Harpe

Executive Director of Wilderness Holdings Limited

Kaddu Sebunya

President of the African Wildlife Foundation (AWF)

Camille Rebelo

Co-Founder & COO of EcoPlanet Bamboo

Diane Skinner

Environmental and Wildlife Consultant at Independent Lowveld Rhino Trust

Dr. Oluyemisi Oloruntuyi

Head of Developing World Fisheries at the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)

Edwin Sabuhoro

Core Faculty member

Andre Aquino

Senior Natural Resources Management Specialist, Environment and Natural Resources Global Practice, World Bank

Maria Ivanova

Associate Professor of Global Governance, Director Center for Governance and Sustainability

Dr. Éliane Ubalijoro

Professor of Practice For Public-Private Sector Partnerships Institute for the Study of International Development McGill

Fred Nelson

Executive Director at Maliasili

Dr. Leela Hazzah

Co-founder and Executive Director -Lion Guardians

Dawn Zimmerman

Regional Veterinary Manager at Gorilla Doctors

Zoubeir Emambokus

Curriculum Designer | ALU Education

Mainza Moono

Co-founder & CEO at 400ft Inc

Rodgers Lubilo

Luangwa Management Services - Freelance Consultant

Professor David MacDonald

Professor of Wildlife Conservation and Director of the Wildlife Conservation Research Unit