Current Projects:


I’m currently working on a two year research project in Ethiopa with RBG Kew… more soon.



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Past Projects:

Overlanding Africa

We recently completed a six-month, 32,000km journey across Southern Africa from Joburg to Tanzania (and back), in search of conservation success stories.

Here’s what we found? Read More.

Central Desert Botanic Expedition

In early 2017 I undertook a collaborative expedition with the Oman Botanic Gardens, mapping the distribution of several rare desert endemic plants…Read More

More about the research? Click here.

Expedition Angano

In 2015/16, together with a team of international and Malagasy scientists, I led a research expedition to Northern Madagascar studying the impact of habitat fragmentation of herpetofauna.

Visit our expedition website, here.

The Scottish Highlands

My PhD research involved conservation of the rare tree species Betula nana in the Scottish Highlands, together with local conservation partners…Read More

More about the research? Click here.

Brunei Fieldcourse

I recently assisted on a tropical ecology and conservation fieldcourse based in Tasek Merimbun heritage park and Belalong field station in Ulu Temburong national park with students from Queen Mary University of London. Looking forward to heading back out to Borneo in 2015…Read More

Discover Conservation

Discover Conservation is social enterprise that aims to inspire optimism in conservation and support the next generation of conservation scientists through small fieldwork grants.

For more information, click here.

Finnish Lapland

In the summer of 2013 I spent two weeks based at Kevo Subarctic Research Station high above the Arctic circle in Lapland…Read More

Spring in Svalbard

Svalbard in spring is a marvelous chilly place with sea ice, sheer cliffs and looming glaciers. The opportunity to spend a few weeks up in the far North really made me appreciate the value of our Arctic ecosystem…Read More

Year of Citizen Science

2013 was my Year of Citizen Science – A whole year championing outstanding conservation projects powered by an army of volunteers…Read More

Want to get involved? Click here.

The Amazon Expedition

In a small corner of the Pacaya-Samiria Reserve in North-Eastern Peru, I spent the summer working with local scientists to increase our understanding and help manage the forest. I and the other members of our team were welcomed with unparalleled kindness. Men who had once stalked these forests as poachers, now worked as field guides…Read More

The Empty Quarter Expedition

In early 2012 I led the scientific fieldwork on a two month expedition to the Empty Quarter and Dhofar Mountains of Southern Oman. Here our team worked in collaboration with Omani rangers, scientists and students to survey…Read More

UmPhafa, South Africa

In late 2011 I spent two months living and working at UmPhafa Private Nature Reserve, nestled on the edge of the Drakensberg Mountains in Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa…Read More