Jonathan Timberlake: Botanist at Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

After living and working in various eastern and southern African countries for almost 30 years, Jonathan now works as Editor of the regional Flora Zambesiaca at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew in the UK. He also leads botanical expeditions and carries out survey work across the region, particularly in Mozambique. An applied botanist, with particular interests in vegetation survey, plant … Read More

Julian Bayliss: Biodiversity and Protected Area Specialist – Africa

Leader of  the BG Kew Darwin Initiative project in northern Mozambique and Malawi, which resulted in the discovery of the largest rainforest in southern Africa and a host of new species. Conservation scientist and landscape ecologist with extensive work in Tanzania, Uganda, Malawi, Mozambique, Madagascar, and South Africa. Throughout this time I have been involved in coordinating scientific expeditions, undertaking … Read More

Fred Boltz: Rockefeller Foundation

Managing Director for Ecosystems at the Rockefeller Foundation, former Senior Vice President for Global Initiatives at Conservation International and current lead advisor on the Lost Mountain conservation team. Boltz’ deep conservation expertise derives from over 20 years of experience in developing countries across Africa, Asia and the Americas.  Boltz is a natural resource economist with research and publications on the … Read More