OUR ADVISORS

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The following advisors support the project team with strategic and technical advice. 
The advisory group is headed up by Dr Rob Atkinson as Pangea’s Chief Scientific Advisor.

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DR ROB ATKINSON

Former CEO, Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee; Head of Wildlife, RSPCA; Head of Animal Department, Woburn Safari Park. Inspector for the European Alliance of Rescue Centres & Sanctuaries.

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DR TOM TEW

Head of UK CITES Scientific Authority and government advisor on wildlife trade, including in live elephants and ivory. Current: Founder & CEO NatureSpace. Board Trustee National Trust. Former: Chief Scientist Natural England.

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DR LEONOR GALHARDO

Lecturer and consultant specialising in applied animal behaviour and animal welfare.  Previously worked for IFAW, Eurogroup for Animals, and the European Association for Zoos & Aquaria.

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DR KEITH LINDSAY

Biologist and environmental consultant with 40 years’ experience in Africa and Asia, including Amboseli Elephant Research Project. Specialist in elephant feeding ecology & population demography.

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Georgina Groves

15+ years advising hundreds of zoos, government, and NGOs. Former Zoo Biologist, BIAZA: conducted 2010 elephant welfare assessment & contributor, BIAZA’s 2010 elephant management guidelines. Former Executive Director, Wild Welfare. 

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RON KAGAN

CEO, Detroit Zoological Society (retired). Eight award-winning zoo exhibits. Ten award-winning conservation documentaries. Numerous museum and zoo scientific and policy papers. Founder: Berman Academy for Humane Education; Center for Zoo and Aquarium Animal Welfare and Ethics.

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MIGUEL REPAS

CEO Strix Environment Agency, Guest professor at University of St Joseph in Lisbon, Board member for the International Association for Impact Assessment, and Country Representative for the International Energy Agency.   

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JORGE MONIZ

Economist and Corporate Finance expert with extensive international experience in
Banking, Real Estate, Marketing and Executive Education.  Previously Head of Real Estate at Novo Banco.

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