Jay Mistry

Jay Mistry

Jay has more than 22 years’ experience in teaching, researching and building capacity for natural resource management with local communities. After achieving a BSc in Biology and PhD in Geography, she taught at the School of Oriental and African Studies, … Read More

Matt Simpson

Matt Simpson

Matthew is a consultant with over 20 years experience in delivering natural resource management and community related projects. He has managed projects in Europe, Asia, Africa, South America and North America. Matthew’s expertise includes community engagement techniques and the design … Read More

Andrea Berardi

Andrea Berardi

Andrea has more than 20 years’ experience in teaching, researching and building capacity for enabling sustainable communities. After achieving qualifications in ecology (BSc), nature conservation (MSc) and environmental science (PhD), he has taught at the London School of Economics, University … Read More

Géraud de Ville

Géraud de Ville

Géraud’s expertise lies in the use of communication to draw bridges between differing worlds, e.g. between research and policy, in order to facilitate cooperative and multi-disciplinary work and generate creative solutions. Enrolled at the Open University since 2012, he is … Read More

Celine Tschirhart

Celine Tschirhart

Céline has been carrying out research for over 10 years in South America, more specifically in the Amazon Basin. In Bolivia, Ecuador, Brazil, and more recently in the Guiana Shield countries, she has been focusing on how resource and land … Read More

Lakeram Haynes

Lakeram Haynes

Lakeram Haynes has 15 years’ experience in community development and environmental management. He speaks Makushi and English fluently, and has strong skills in community facilitation and engagement, visual methods, environmental monitoring, and sustainable Indigenous resource management. He has had senior … Read More

Andrea Borgarello

Andrea Borgarello

Andrea Borgarello holds a diploma in professional Photography at the Washington School of Photography, but also a PhD and 2 masters’ degrees in Development Economy. He completed his photographic education attending the workshops with Mary Ellen Mark and Bruce Gilden. … Read More

Elisa Bignante

Elisa Bignante

Elisa has more than 15 years’ experience in researching and teaching in the field of development geography and in the use of participatory research methods with local communities in the Global South. After achieving a BSc in Economics and PhD … Read More

Odacy Davis

Odacy Davis

Odacy has 15 years of experience working with government and conservations organizations focused on protected areas management, sustainable development and community-based conservation. Over the years she has managed several conservation projects and provided consultancy services to indigenous and mining communities … Read More

Claudia Nuzzo

Claudia Nuzzo

Claudia is a professional photographer with a Masters Degree in photojournalism from Naples’ Academy of Fine Arts (Italy). She has extensive knowledge in Participatory Photography (PP) and Participatory Video (PV) techniques and has been involved in several projects as a … Read More

Deirdre Jafferaly

Deirdre Jafferaly

Deirdre Jafferally has 17 years’ experience working in community based wildlife management and conservation. Deirdre first started working at the Iwokrama International Centre for Rainforest Conservation and Development, Guyana in the area of environmental monitoring. This has transited to a … Read More

Grace Albert

Grace Albert

Grace Albert has 5 years’ experience in community development and visual methodologies. She speaks fluent Makushi and English, and has strong skills in community facilitation and engagement, visual methods, and her local Makushi traditions. Following a strong grounding in further … Read More

Rebecca Xavier

Rebecca Xavier

Rebecca Xavier is a proud Amerindian woman, a descendant of the Wapishana nation. She has a sound primary school education, followed by experiences in the Wowetta Youth Environmental Club, and then further education at the Bina Hill Institute, Annai where … Read More