top of page

Meet our Team

Nyota Bisihenda

Nyota Bisihenda

Lion Defender

Bora Daudi

Bora Daudi

Cook

Joseph Francis

Joseph Francis

Darwin Project Assistant & Data Manager

Mkapa Gwalugwa

Mkapa Gwalugwa

Lion Extension Officer

Isaya Kachira

Isaya Kachira

Research Assistant

Eva Kilelii - Field Assistant

Eva Kilelii

Field Assistant

Joseph Kwia

Joseph Kwia

Lion Defender

Nyangeta Magesa

Research Assistant

Huruma Mbugi

Huruma Mbugi

Research Assistant

Judith Mtalo

Administrative Assistant

Jennifer Nyuambura

Jennifer Nyambura

Field Camp Manager & Cook

Community Officer

Edwin Owino

Community Officer

James Salaon

James Salaon

Lion Extension Officer

Idi Simba

Idi Simba

Lion Extension Officer

Stephano Asecheka

Stephano Asecheka

Human-Wildlife Conflict Manager

Cheryl Brown

Cheryl Brown

Director of Fundraising & Communications

Alayne Oriol Cotterill

Alayne Oriol Cotterill

Joint CEO

Simba Gaga

Simba Gaga

Lion Defender

Juliana Gwandu

Juliana Gwandu

Cook

Miriam Kagore

Miriam Kagore

Lion Extension Officer

Jack Kilingo

Jack Kilingo

Lion Defender

Samuel Looki Lekolua

Samuel Looki Lekolua

Lion Extension Officer

Hamisi Mandela

Hamisi Mandela

Lion Defender

Doktar Mgesa

Doktar Mgesa

Lion Defender

Wiston Mtandamo

Wiston Mtandamo

Field Operations Manager, Ruaha

Gabriel Ole Nyausi

Gabriel Ole Nyausi

Community Project Manager

Stivin Pangamwene

Stivin Pangamwene

Driver

Dotto Sasney

Dotto Sasney

Lion Defender

Godana Sururu

Godana Sururu

Lion Extension Officer

Glen Behr

Glen Behr

Operations Manager, Kenya

BenJee Cascio

BenJee Cascio

Director of Conservation Programmes

Amy Dickman

Amy Dickman

Joint CEO

Baraka Gela

Baraka Gela

Lion Extension Officer

Pati Hoyai

Pati Hoyai

Lion Defender

Pauline Kariuki

Pauline Kariuki

Lion Extension Officer

Daudi Kinyoka

Daudi Kinyoka

Lion Defender

Mary Lemanyaas

Mary Lemanyaas

Lion Extension Officer

Clement Maskonte

Clement Maskonte

Lion Extension Officer

Zainabu Mlaponi

Zainabu Mlaponi

HWC coordinator

Saidi Muhamedi

Saidi Muhamedi

Lion Defender

John Ngoliai

John Olengoliai

LEO Lead

Darem Philipo

Darem Philipo

Lion Defender

Charlotte Searle

Charlotte Searle

Senior Researcher

Daniely Tabaka

Daniely Tabaka

Lion Defender

Michelle Behr

Michelle Behr

Admin & Data Manager

Elias Charles

Elias Charles

Field Assistant

Chama Foro

Chama Foro

Lion Extension Officer

Ana Grau Valenciano

Ana Grau Valenciano

Senior Researcher

Hasani Josepy

Hasani Josepy

Lion Defender

Truphena Kariuki

Truphena Kariuki

GIS technician

Shabani Kisese

Shabani Kisese

Lion Extension Officer

Mizengo Lukala

Mizengo Lukala

Lead LEO

John Matiasi

John Matiasi

Lion Defender

Thomas Mojong

Thomas Mojong

Conservation Officer

Wanii Mwanga

Wanii Mwanga

Driver & Mechanic

Joni Overbosch

Joni Overbosch

Project Assistant

Solomon Punyua

Solomon Punyua

Lion Extension Officer

Juliasi Selendu

Juliasi Selendu

Lion Defender

Samora Thomasi

Samora Thomasi

Lion Defender

Board of Trustees

Prof. Dr. David Macdonald

Prof. David Macdonald

Founder of WildCRU Oxford University

Karen (Kerry) Hancock

Karen (Kerry) Hancock

Director Rockwood Leisure

Caroline Chepkwony

Senior Investments Manager and CFO at Okavanga Capital Partners

Maureen Meeng

Maureen Meeng

Managing Director Makutano Media

Thomas (Tom) Leiden

Thomas (Tom) Leiden

President Leiden Conservation Foundation

bottom of page