Chris Gordon has worked in conservation in both Africa and Asia over the last 15 years. He has experience of managing successful conservation projects in Africa, including five years as the Kenya Country Director for the Zoological Society of London.
Chris understands the practicalities required for conservation success on the ground, and the importance of stakeholder engagement and relationships for achieving this, often set against difficult political contexts. His competencies include Project management; Protected Area management; Species conservation; Law enforcement; Human-wildlife conflict; Disease management; Project Development; and Fund-raising. Beyond this, Chris has a passion for project development, and highlights the importance of innovative and lateral thinking for creating new solutions to some of conservation’s biggest problems.