Jan A. Venter
– Principal Coordinator.
He is a conservation ecologist and a faculty member in the School of Natural Resource Management, Nelson Mandela University based on the George Campus. His research focuses on large terrestrial mammal ecology but he also occasionally works on birds, reptiles and other interesting wild animals. He completed his undergraduate studies and Masters degree at University of South Africa and Nelson Mandela University, and his PhD at University of Kwazulu-Natal. He tries, through his research and collaboration networks, to contribute to the conservation of Africa’s unique biodiversity and landscapes.