Alberto Romero Ramón

Alberto Romero is a Peruvian Anthropologist with more than 42 years of experience working with indigenous people in the Amazon. During this time, he has been involved in the design and execution of development projects, focused in Land Property Legalization for Indigenous people, the sustainable management of their natural resources and the strengthening of their capacities and organization. He is currently the
coordinator of the project “Expanding the Airo Pai Community Reserve in the hyper diverse Güeppí Region of Peru”, and holds the position of Chairman at El Centro para el Desarrollo del Indigena Amazónico (CEDIA).

Sergio Alejo Ledezma Pineda

Sergio is a biologist originally from Hidalgo, Tamaulipas, and has a specialty in natural resource management. He has dedicated himself to the management of the conservation and use of wildlife in Tamaulipas. He has participated in international conservation projects, such as Pronatura’s black bear conservation project in northern Mexico, and the Green Macaw conservation project in the El Cielo Biosphere Reserve. He is currently the person in charge of the work at the Rancho Regalo de Dios on the project “Protection of parrots in danger of extinction in Mexico”.

Josué Miguel Salazar Turrubiates

Josué is a biologist originally from Ciudad Victoria, Tamaulipas. He has worked mainly in the conservation of Green Macaw in Tamaulipas. He is currently responsible for monitoring work in the Ejido Santa Juana de Altamira, Tamaulipas for the project “Protection of parrots in danger of extinction in Mexico”.

Samuel Ngueping

Ngueping Samuel is a Cameroonian Protected Area Manager. He has worked at the ERuDeF
institute for a couple of years in different capacities. He came into the ERuDeF Institute in 2013 as Program Development Officer. From April 2018, he is working in the ERuDeF head office in Buea, South West Region as director of Biodiversity and Protected Areas Management in the Conservation Department.

Bagus Irawan

Bagus Irawan is Leuser Conservation Forum’s (FKL) Project Leader for the Upper Kluet Project in Aceh Selatan, a project supported by the Rainforest Trust. Bagus grew up in Aceh Selatan and has been working to conserve the Leuser Ecosystem for the last 10 years. His passion for conservation comes from his upbringing near the forest. Bagus focuses on community relations and awareness raising. One of his successes is the positive progress on the Upper Kluet project in engaging with the community to protect the forest by building a customary (adat) building, as well as a monitoring post.

Ndelle Mesame Lizett

Ndelle Lizett Messame is the project technical assistant for Cameroon Wildlife Conservation Society. She has a Master of Engineering in Fisheries & Aquatic Ecosystem Management and two years experience in project planning and implementation. Lizett has in the past two years worked with ERuDeF, a NGO working in the field of conservation and sustainable development. As project assistant at CWCS, she participates in the planning & implementation of field activities, forest & fauna inventories and assists in writing technical reports.

Etame Ardiles Prince

Etame Prince Ardiles is the internship support officer for Cameroon Wildlife Conservation Society and the site manager for the Conservation of Mt Manengouba forest as an Integral Ecological Reserve project. He has a Master of Engineering in Fisheries & Aquatic Ecosystem Management. Prince has been working with CWCS for more than three years. His daily tasks consist of participating in the planning and implementation of activities, follow up and supervision of academic and research activities of interns and researchers at CWCS, participation in the establishment and monitoring of permanent forest sample plots and mangrove nurseries, assistance in building CWCS bio-ecological data base and inventories and measurements of forests.

Eugene Mibog Diyouke

Diyouke Mibog Eugene is based in Mouanko, Cameroon. He joined Cameroon Wildlife Conservation Society as a socioeconomic assistant in 2001, and is currently the program manager of this organisation. He has spent most of his career in the field. He has participated in the process, studies and meetings for the gazettement of Douala-Edea coastal Atlantic landscape as a National Park. He also participates in conducting carbon stock estimation, and biodiversity surveys in the Douala-Edea national park. His daily task includes programs/projects follow up, GIS data base management, participation in the establishment and monitoring of permanent forest sample plots and mangrove nurseries, assistance in inventories and measurements of aquatic forests and rural outreach.

Allen Tabi

Enokenwa Allen Tabi was born on the 4th of December 1982 in Mamfe, the South West Region of Cameroon. He studied in the University of Dschang, Cameroon where he obtained his Masters Degree in Ecology and Wildlife Management. He has been working with the Environment and Rural Development Foundation (ERuDeF) since 2011, where he has amassed eight years experience in wildlife conservation. His work in wildlife has contributed in the creation of the first protected area (Tofala Hill Wildlife Sanctuary) and in the process of creating the second protected area (Njoagwi-Fotabong III-EssohAttah Wildlife Sanctuary) in the Lebialem Highlands. He currently holds the position of the Deputy Chief of Programs in the organization.

Jone Niukula

Jone Niukula has been working for the National Trust of Fiji since 2002. In the past, he has managed natural heritage sites such as the Sigatoka Sand Dunes National Park, Yadua Taba Wildlife Sanctuary and endangered species conservation programs for the endemic Fiji Petrel (sea bird) and Fijian native iguanas. During this time, Jone has also been involved in running invasive species removal programs on islands of critically endangered iguana populations.