IoZ Staff and PhD Students

Institute of Zoology team photo
Director of Science

Research Theme Leaders

Joint ZSL and University College London Staff


Senior Research Fellows

Research Fellows

Postdoctoral Research Assistants

Research Associates

Postgraduate Research Assistants

Technicians/Science Support

Project Managers, Coordinators, Assistants & Interns

  • Robert Deaville (Cetacean Strandings Project Manager)
  • Louise Gibson (Project Coordinator)
  • Heidi Ma (Hainan Gibbon Conservation Programme Coordinator)
  • Nicole Milligan (Wildlife Ecology & Conservation Database Manager)
  • Alexandra Thomas (Wildlife Health Bridge Coordinator)
  • Isla Watton (Soapbox Science Coordinator)
  • Matthew Bennion (Intern)

Science Operations

  • Cheryl Buffonge (Science Operations Manager)
  • Amrit Dehal (Information Systems Administrator)
  • Denise Bamfo (PA to Director and Administrator)

ZSL Scientific Publications & Meetings

  • Linda DaVolls (Head of Scientific Publications & Meetings)
  • Fiona Fisken (Managing Editor - International Zoo Yearbook)
  • Elina Rantanen (Journals Manager)
  • Jennifer Howes (Scientific Events Coordinator & Journals Administrator)

UK PhD Students

Overseas PhD Students

  • Mario Andres Alvarado-Rybak
  • Alexander Knight
  • Kate Lee
  • Diana Alexandra Penafiel Ricaurte

ECZM Resident in Wildlife Population Health

Seconded Research Staff

  • Dr David Daversa (University of Liverpool)
  • Dr Stephen Price (University College London)

Honorary Research Fellows

  • Dr Sarah Ball
  • Dr Simon Goodman (University of Leeds)
  • Dr Michael Hudson (Durrell-IoZ Conservation Research Fellow)
  • Professor Kate Jones (University College London)
  • Dr Mailys Lopes (INRA/INRIA)
  • Dr Ursula Paredes-Esquivel (Queen Mary University of London)