Our Team

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Meet Our People

 

We are a collection of researchers and educators with a passion for wildlife biology, tropical ecology, and conservation. 

OUR BOARD MEMBERS

Mrinalini Watsa
Co-Founder, Senior Scientist
Efstathia Robakis
Acting Secretary & Compliance Officer
Timothy E. Paine
President
Jacob Johnson
Treasurer
Patrick Osborne
Board Member
Jenny Chen
Board Member

OUR TEAM MEMBERS

Gideon Erkenswick
Co-Founder, Executive Director
Gustav Steinhardt
Associate Research Scientist
Samantha López Clinton
Associate Research Scientist
Naija Cuzmar
Field Team Leader
Silvia Carboni
Associate Research Scientist
Isabel Furquim de Andrade
Field Team Leader
Ishaan Raghunandan
Conservation Technology Engineer
Rachel Voyt
Associate Research Scientist
Hannah Kim
Illustration Intern
Thomas Parsons
ISL Program Associate
Luke Stover
Field Team Leader
Daniel Llancachahua-Tarqui
Field Team Leader
Stefan Prost
Field Course Instructor
Cristian Tirapelle
Lead Veterinarian
Jorge Luis Mendoza
Field Team Leader
Alice Poirier
Associate Research Scientist
Candace Williams
Associate Research Scientist
Adriano Soto Fluker
Field Team Leader
Zane Libke
Associate Research Scientist
Kassidy Kowchefski
Programs & Communications Coord.
Aaron Erkenswick
Software Developer
Alexandra Sacco
Associate Research Scientist
Emil Rivas Mogollon
Field Team Leader
Juan Pellón Palacios
Field Team Leader