Founders

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Keith Barnes

BSc  MSc  PhD

Specialties: Networking, Conservation planning, Project coordination, Ecotourism assessment, Biodiversity assessment and Threatened species action plans. Field experience in 50+ countries. Authored and edited 8 books, 8 peer-reviewed scientific papers, 23 book chapters and over 60 popular articles and reports.

Ken Behrens

BSc 

Specialties: Global ecology, Bird and general wildlife surveying, Project coordination, Government entity interaction, Database management, GIS mapping, Writing and editing. Field experience in 50+ countries. Authored 5 books and dozens of reports.

Ben Knoot

B.A.

Specialties: Digital marketing, Web creation, Advertising, Networking, Conservation, Project coordination, Environmental impact assessments, Bird Surveying.

Consultants

Vladimir Dinets

Associate

MSc    PhD

Specialties: Global mammal surveying, specializing in bats and small non-volant mammals, experience in 80+ countries. Author of 15 books, 60 scientific publications, and 12 major reports. 

Andrew Jenkins

Associate

BSc   PhD

Specialties: Raptor surveying and non-passerine biology. Collision assessment and mitigation for wind farms and solar energy. 15 years consultancy experience.

Ross Wanless

Associate

BSc    PhD

Marine conservation biology, global fisheries policy, conservation and ecology of island systems, invasion biology, seabird foraging ecology and conservation. Field experience in 30+ countries, including remote islands and several oceans.

Phil Chaon

Associate

BSc 

Specialties: Bird surveying, Banding protocols, Team management and EIAs

Iain Campbell

Associate

BSc

Specialties: Communication, Networking, Conservation, Mining, Habitat surveying, Bird surveying, Legislation, Logistics, Speaking and writing

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Lisle Gwynn

Associate

BSc   MSc

Specialties: Seabird surveying, Marine mammal surveying, Bird surveying, EIAs, Oil/Gas/Wind expertise and ecology.

Anaïs Campbell

B.A.

Specialties: Project management, RPM,  Report preparation, Due diligence assessments, Phase I & II ESA reports, Environmental impact assessments.

Charley Hesse

BSc  MSc

Specialties: Bird and General wildlife  surveying, Scientific writing, Environmental education. Field Experience in 40+ countries on six continents. 

Jose Illanes

Associate

Specialties: Native Amazonia outreach, Bird surveying, Guide training 

Marius Burger

Associate

BSc

Specialties: African Herpetology, Vertebrate surveying

Andrés Vasquez

Associate

BSc

Specialties: Bird surveying, Environmental education, Public speaker and outreach specialist

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Emma Juxon

Associate

BSc

Specialties: Marine mammal and bird surveying, Migration surveying, Bird surveying, EIAs, Data processing, Team coordination, Oil and Gas expertise

Daniel Aldana

Associate

Specialties: Distance point counts, Bird and general wildlife surveying, Vegetation surveying, Education and training

Sam Woods

Associate

BSc 

Specialties: Bird surveying, Environmental advisor, Report preparation, Writing and editing, Education and training. Experience in 70+ countries.

Doug Whitman

Associate

BSc 

Specialties: Bird surveying, Education & training

Gavin Bieber

Associate

Specialties: Bird and reptile surveying,  Construction monitoring, Citation proofing, Education, training and data entry