Our

Team

Richard Vigne

Executive Director, SOWC
Richard Vigne is the first Executive Director of the School of Wildlife Conservation. Prior to this he was the CEO of Ol Pejeta Conservancy, the largest black rhino sanctuary in East Africa and one of the most successful enterprises in Africa.
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Dr. Louisa Richmond-Coggan

Dean of Academics
Dr Louisa Richmond-Coggan is a conservation scientist with a Masters in Conservation Biology from the Durrell Institute of Conservation and Ecology, University of Kent and a PhD from Nottingham Trent University which researched the variations in brown hyaena density and distribution across South Africa.
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Dr. Michael Musgrave

Conservation Leadership Faculty
Dr Michael Musgrave graduated from Rhodes University and the University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa and holds a PhD in Sustainable Development from the University of St Andrews.
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Dr. Victor K. Muposhi

Conservation Leadership Faculty
Victor is a holder of DPhil in Conservation Biology, MSc in Conservation Biology, BSc in Environmental Science Honours in Wildlife and Rangeland Management.
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Olivier Briny Rudasingwa

Academic and Technical Assistant
Rudasingwa Olivier Briny is an Academic and Technical Assistant at ALU School of Wildlife Conservation. Born and raised in Rwanda, I was always an enthusiast of conservation.
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Dr. Sue Snyman

Research Director
Dr Sue Snyman holds a Master of Business Science and a PhD in Economics (2008-2013) from the University of Cape Town. She also completed PhD courses in resource and environmental economics at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden.
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Kudzai Shaun Mpakairi

Conservation Leadership Faculty
Mr. Sosthene holds a degree of veterinary medicine from EISMV, Senegal and a PhD in Biology from Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Germany.
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Delvis Fortes

Research Assistant
Experienced Marine Biologist, with a demonstrated history of working in the environmental services industry and project management. Portuguese speaking, with good English and French skills. Post-graduated in Fisheries Policy and Managment by United Nations University - Iceland.
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Dr. Corine B. Laurenda

Research Associate
Dr. Corine B. Laurenda Sinsin is a young female researcher from Benin Republic.
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Dr. Sosthene Habumuremyi

Statistical Modeler
Mr. Sosthene holds a degree of veterinary medicine from EISMV, Senegal and a PhD in Biology from Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Germany.
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Benedicta Amenyo

Associate Director of Operations
Benedicta Selassie Amenyo is a development professional with experience in Project Management and Monitoring & Evaluation.
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Evon Evance

Marketing and Operations Associate
Evon is a multi-dimensional creative artist with art forms such as Writing, Painting, Illustration and digital content design on her portfolio.
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Aina Altaïr Andriambola

Conservation Pathway Coordinator
Aina is from Madagascar and she is passionate about the world of Education and her mission is to provide equal access to Education to the lifelong learners in Africa.
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