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Meet our Team

Cook

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

Miriam Kagore

Miriam Kagore

Lion Extension Officer

Eva Kilelii - Field Assistant

Eva Kilelii

Field Assistant

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John KK

Lion Defender

Mary Lemanyaas

Mary Lemanyaas

Lion Extension Officer

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Hamisi Mandela

Lion Defender

John Matiasi

John Matiasi

Lion Defender

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Saidi Mohammed

Lion Defender

Wanii Mwanga

Wanii Mwanga

Driver & Mechanic

John Ngoliai

John Olengoliai

LEO Lead

Solomon Punyua

Solomon Punyua

Lion Extension Officer

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Julius Selendu

Lion Defender

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Samora Thomasi

Lion Defender

Jaquelina Ferreira

Jaquelina Alves-Ferreira

Fundraising & Communications Coordinator

Nyota Bisihenda

Nyota Bisihenda

Lion Defender

Bora Daudi

Bora Daudi

Cook

Joseph Francis

Joseph Francis

Darwin Project Assistant & Data Manager

Juliana Gwandu

Juliana Gwandu

Cook

Pauline Kariuki

Pauline Kariuki

Lion Extension Officer

Caroline Kiminda

Caroline Kiminda

Accountant

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Ignas Koyaki

Lion Defender

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Kende Lugolola

Lion Defender

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Juma Manonga

Lion Defender

Huruma Mbugi

Huruma Mbugi

Research Assistant

Thomas Mojong

Thomas Mojong

Conservation Officer

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Eric Njoroge

Philanthropy and Grants Manager

Joni Overbosch

Joni Overbosch

Project Assistant

James Salaon

James Salaon

Lion Extension Officer

Idi Simba

Idi Simba

Lion Extension Officer

Stephano Asecheka

Stephano Asecheka

Human-Wildlife Conflict
Coordinator

Cheryl Brown

Cheryl Brown

Director of Fundraising & Communications

Alayne Oriol Cotterill

Alayne Oriol Cotterill

Joint CEO

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Simba Gaga

Lion Defender

Hasani Josepy

Hasani Josepy

Lion Defender

Truphena Kariuki

Truphena Kariuki

GIS technician

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Daudi Kinyoka

Lion Defender

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Joseph Kwia

Lion Defender

Mizengo Lukala

Mizengo Lukala

Lead LEO

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Nyota Moramu

Lion Defender

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Doktar Mgesa

Lion Defender

Judith Mtalo

Administrative Assistant

Jennifer Nyuambura

Jennifer Nyambura

Field Camp Manager & Cook

Community Officer

Edwin Owino

Community Officer

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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

Isaya Kachira

Isaya Kachira

Research Assistant

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Musai Kidai

Lion Defender

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Hasan Kitigani

Lion Defender

Samuel Looki Lekolua

Samuel Looki Lekolua

Lion Extension Officer

Nyangeta Magesa

Research Assistant

Clement Maskonte

Clement Maskonte

Lion Extension Officer

Zainabu Mlaponi

Zainabu Mlaponi

HWC coordinator

Wiston Mtandamo

Wiston Mtandamo

Field Operations Manager, Ruaha

Gabriel Ole Nyausi

Gabriel Ole Nyausi

Community Project Manager

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Darem Philipo

Lion Defender

Charlotte Searle

Charlotte Searle

Senior Researcher

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Daniel Tabaka

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

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