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Director of Science (acting)

Senior Management Team


Research staff

Joint ZSL and University College London Staff
  • Prof. Tim Blackburn
Professors
Senior Research Fellows
Research Fellows

Postdoctoral Research Associates

Research Associates

Research Assistants

Project Managers & Coordinators

  • Robert Deaville (Cetacean Strandings Project Manager)
  • Louise Gibson (Bats & Bugs Project Coordinator & ZSL Biobank Manager)
  • Heidi Ma (Hainan Gibbon Conservation Programme Coordinator)
  • Nicole Milligan (Wildlife Ecology & Conservation Database Manager)

Honorary Research Associates

  • Dr Sarah Ball
  • Dr Stefano Canessa (Ghent University)
  • Dr Tim Davenport (Wildlife Conservation Society)
  • Dr Charles Foley (Lincoln Park Zoo)
  • Dr Tony Fooks (Animal and Plant Health Agency)
  • Prof. Pavla Hejcmanová (Czech University of Life Sciences)
  • Dr Michael Hudson (Durrell-IoZ Conservation Research Fellow)
  • Dr David Jacoby (University of Lancaster)
  • Prof. Kate Jones (University College London)
  • Prof. Richard Nichols (Queen Mary University of London)
  • Dr Goncalo Rosa
  • Dr Henrike Schulte to Buhne
  • Sarah Shanks (Public Health England)
  • Prof. James Wood (University of Cambridge)

IOZ PhD Students

  • Steven Allain
  • Katie Beckmann
  • Peggy Bevan
  • Katie Bickerton
  • Madison Bowden-Parry
  • Ben Chapple
  • Merry Crowson
  • Aline Da Silva Cerqueira
  • Zoe Dennehy
  • Rosalie Dowell
  • Thomas Dwyer
  • Ben Evans
  • William Farren
  • Hazel Farthing
  • Charlotte Ford
  • Kirsty Franklin
  • Phoebe Griffith
  • Henry Grub
  • Cheryl Heard
  • Rachel Hester
  • Sean Jellesmark
  • Anna Jemmett
  • Emily Jordan
  • Simon Kenworthy
  • Chris Kerry
  • Zosia Ladds
  • Damaris Landers
  • Jennifer Linden
  • Rebecca Louch
  • Connor Lovell
  • Jason Lynch
  • Valentina Marconi
  • Ashleigh Marshall
  • Christopher McCabe
  • Lucy Mead
  • Verity Miles
  • Mollie Mills
  • Dennis Minja
  • Matthew Mitchell
  • Fay Morland
  • Liam Nash
  • Danielle Norman
  • Alexandra North
  • Daisy O'Neill
  • Philippa Oppenheimer
  • Harrison Ostridge
  • Joshua Powell
  • Amelia Ramage
  • Harri Ravenscroft
  • Jonathan Rees
  • Vittoria Roatti
  • Theresa Robinson
  • Gabriella Santini
  • Jessica Savage
  • Melissa Schiele
  • Isha Shyam
  • Margaux Steyaert
  • Carolyn Thompson
  • Joseph Trafford
  • Jessica Turner
  • Ceri Webster
  • Nina White
  • Ben Williams
  • Jake Williams
  • Francis Windram
  • Hannah Wood
Overseas PhD Students
ECZM Resident in Wildlife Population Health
  • Marco Vecchiato
     

Professional Staff

Science Operations:
  • Cheryl Buffonge (Science Operations Manager)
  • Amrit Dehal (Senior Administrator)
  • Breanna Kaufman (EDI & Science Review Boards Administrator)
  • Tendai Pottinger (Administrator & PA to Director of Science)
Wildlife Health Bridge:
  • Rebecca Foskett (Wildlife Health Bridge Administrator)
  • Alannah Hogg (Wildlife Health Bridge Administrator)
  • Alexandra Thomas (Wildlife Health Bridge Coordinator)

 


ZSL Science Resources & Meetings

  • Linda DaVolls (Head of Science Resources & Meetings)
  • Eleanor Darbey (Science Communications and Events Manager)
  • Elina Rantanen (Journals Manager)
  • Lucy Brown (Public Engagement with Science Manager)
  • Isla Watton (Soapbox Science Coordinator & Science Media Project Manager)
     

Technical Staff

Science Support:
  • Dada Gottelli (Chief Technician)
  • Kevin Hopkins (Senior Technician)
  • Shinto John (Microbiology Technician)
  • Tresai Jordine (Animal Technician)
  • Matthew Perkins (Senior Technician)
  • Chris Sergeant (Named Animal Care & Welfare Officer)
Research Technicians:

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