IoZ Staff and PhD Students

IoZ Team Picture 2015
Director of Science

Research Theme Leaders



Joint ZSL and University College London Staff


Senior Research Fellows

Research Fellows

Postdoctoral Research Assistants

Postgraduate Research Assistants

Technicians/Science Support

  • Dada Gottelli (Chief Technician)
  • Matthew Perkins (Senior Technician)
  • Chris Sergeant (Animal Technician)
  • Robert Deaville (Cetacean Strandings Project Manager)
  • David Hitchcock (Buildings & Capital Projects Administrator)
  • Lola Brookes 
  • Shinto John
  • William Leung
  • Harry Owen
  • Louise Wong

Project Administrators

  • Becky Shu Chen (Project Coordinator - Chinese Giant Salamander Project)
  • Michelle Wong (Project Coordinator - Hainan Gibbon Conservation Programme)


  • Cheryl Buffonge (Science Operations Manager)
  • Amrit Dehal (Information Systems Administrator)
  • Jo Keogh (Assistant to the Director)
  • Lynne Rushton (Health & Safety Administrator)

PhD Students

Affiliated PhD Students

  • Alice Baniel
  • Anne-Sophie Bertrand
  • Marc Fernandez Morron
  • Anne Hilborn
  • Kirsten McMillan
  • Kate Richardson
  • Andres Valenzuela Sanchez

RVC/ZSL Senior Clinical Training Scholar in Wildlife Population Health

  • Helle Bernstorf Hydeskov

Honorary Research Associates

  • Dr Karina Acevedo-Whitehouse

In Memoriam