IoZ Staff and PhD Students

Institute of Zoology staff photo 2016
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

Project Coordinators & Assistants

  • Becky Shu Chen (Chinese Giant Salamander Project Coordinator)
  • Rosemary Groom (RWCP - Southern Africa Coordinator)
  • Audrey Ipavec (RWCP - Northern, Western and Central Africa Coordinator)
  • Heidi Ma (Hainan Gibbon Conservation Programme Coordinator)
  • Nicholas Mitchell (RWCP - Lead Coordinator and Eastern Africa Coordinator)


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

UK PhD Students

Overseas PhD Students

  • Alice Baniel
  • Marc Fernandez Morron
  • Alexander Knight
  • Kate Lee
  • Kirsten McMillan
  • Andres Valenzuela Sanchez

RVC/ZSL Senior Clinical Training Scholar

  • Helle Bernstorf Hydeskov

In Memoriam