Wildlife & Training Specialist

May – Nov. 2000

Lao PDR Assessed movements and seasonal migration patterns of wildlife (in particular the Asian elephant), trained NPA staff, and established a monitoring program and management guidelines in the lower Nam Theun and Nam Theun Corridor. Six-month assignment contracted by IUCN Lao PDR.
Conservation Biologist

Jan. – Feb. 2000

Lao PDR Conducted a rapid participatory wildlife diversity assessment of Dong Sithouane State Production Forest in Savannakhet Province. One-month assignment contracted by the Forest Management and Conservation Programme (FOMACOP).
Training Consultant

Sep. – Oct. 1999

Lao PDR Field and classroom training in field techniques and data analysis to the staff of Dong Hua Sao and Phou Xiang Thong NPAs. 1.5-month assignment contracted by the IUCN/Biodiversity Conservation Programme (BCP).
Conservation Biologist

Jun. – Jul. 1999

Viet Nam Initiated a seven-month project Establishment of the Tan Phu Elephant Sanctuary in Tan Phu State Forest Enterprise, Dong Nai Province. Two-month assignment contracted by Fauna & Flora International (FFI-Indochina Programme).
Expedition Leader

Apr. – May 1999

Cambodia Lead the first wildlife survey expedition to the CardamomRange, with participants from the Wildlife Protection Office, ARA (Working Group on Rainforests and Biodiversity) and CAT (Cat Action Treasury). One-month assignment contracted by FFI (Indochina Programme).
Project Manager

Jul.1998 – Jan 1999

Viet Nam Managed a conservation project in the Na Hang Nature Reserve. Project’s components comprised staff training, socio-economic survey, wildlife survey, human impact survey, and boundary demarcation. Participants included staff of the nature reserve and district forest enterprise, and villagers from the surrounding communities. Four-month assignment contracted by FFI (Indochina Programme).
Training Consultant

Nov. – Dec. 1998

Lao PDR Conducted training in wildlife monitoring techniques and participatory conservation at Nakai – Nam Theun NPA for staff and stakeholder volunteers (District and Border Police, and Village Militia). Activities also included the establishment Village Monitoring Units. One-month assignment contracted by IUCN/WCS.
Field Management Consultant

Jan. – Jun. 1998

Lao PDR Field management of Nam Poui and Phou Xang He NPAs. Activities included staff training, participatory conservation, wildlife survey, human impact survey and zoning of protected areas. Participants comprised staff of the Centre for Protected Areas and Watershed Management (CPAWM), NPAs, Provincial Agriculture and Forestry Office (PAFO), District Agriculture and Forestry Office (DAFO), personnel from the Provincial Army and the Village Militia, and Village Forestry Volunteers. Four-month assignment contracted by IUCN/Lao-Swedish Forestry Programme (LSFP) Conservation Subprogramme.
Training Consultant

Nov. 1997 – Jan. 1998

Lao PDR Field and classroom training in large mammal surveys for the staff of Dong Hua Sao and Phou Xiang Thong NPAs, CPAWM, and Village Forestry Volunteers. 1.5-month assignment contracted by IUCN/BCP.
Specialist Lecturer

Jan. – Sep. 1997

Thailand Field and classroom training in Conservation Biology, Sociobiology, Ethology, Field Zoology, and Bio-monitoring Techniques and Management of Terrestrial Ecosystems for the students of the Department of Biology, Chiang Mai University. Nine-month assignment contracted by Chiang Mai University.
Wildlife Specialist

Apr. – Jun. 1997

Lao PDR Conducted the first large mammal survey and preliminary staff training in Nam Poui NPA. Participants comprised personnel from the NPA, DAFO, CPAWM, and the Sayaburi Provincial Army. Three-month assignment contracted by IUCN/LSFP.

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