Interviews

CLP is proud to have supported some of the leading lights in conservation and it is always a great pleasure to find out how their careers are progressing.

Past award winners often credit CLP with catalysing their successful careers. Many of them are now working full time in the conservation sector within national and international NGOs, universities, research organisations and private companies as biodiversity consultants. Several CLP alumni are now directing country-wide, regional and global programmes of work.

Conservation Follow-up Award

Rising through the ranks

Tom Brooks, September 2010

Conservation Follow-up Award Multiple
Tom Brooks became a CLP alumnus in 1992 and has since risen the ranks as a conservation professional. From 2002 to 2010, he served on the CLP Executive Committee...Read interview with Tom Brooks

Multiple
Conservation Follow-up Award Multiple
Future Conservationist Award

At one with Nature

Kanchana Weerakoon, June 2010

Future Conservationist Award Amphibian
Kanchana first came across the CLP in 1997 when her undergraduate supervisor recommended her as the local counterpart to a team of UK students who travelled to Sri Lanka...Read interview with Kanchana Weerakoon

Amphibian
Future Conservationist Award Amphibian
Conservation Leadership Award

Evidence that success breeds success

Chamnan Kim, December 2009

Conservation Leadership Award Reptile
Chamnan is a member of the Cambodian Turtle Conservation Team which has received three CLP awards since 2004. Although he wasn't in the initial Future Conservationist project, he has...Read interview with Chamnan Kim

Reptile
Conservation Leadership Award Reptile
Future Conservationist Award

Flying high with Philippine eagles

Jayson Ibanez, September 2009

Future Conservationist Award Bird
One of the most enjoyable aspects of attending the SCB conference is the unique opportunity to meet so many CLP alumni under one roof, and attending their oral and...Read interview with Jayson Ibanez

Bird
Future Conservationist Award Bird