WCS Vice President – Sanctuaries
Organisation: Cu Chi Wildlife Rescue Centre, Vietnam
Matt has worked with wildlife insitu and exsitu for the past 11 years. He has worked with all taxa in various institutions around the world, including Whipsnade Wild Animal Park and London Zoo, UK; Sea World, USA; Melbourne Zoo, Australia, and in various institutions through Europe. Matt holds a degree in Environmental Management and has been actively involved in Conservation in Cambodia and Vietnam for the past 5 years. In 2006 he produced and coordinated the 1st Wild Animal Husbandry Workshop in Cambodia held at Phnom Tamao Wildlife Rescue Centre. Matt has been working with Wildlife at Risk (WAR) in Vietnam for the past 14 months. WAR run the only multi-species wildlife rescue centre in Southern Vietnam and are actively involved in combating the fight against illegal wildlife trade, increasing awareness and conducting scientific surveys in Vietnam.