Volunteer Research Programme Coordinator
Greg was born in Johannesburg and attended King Edward VII School where he matriculated in 1991. After completing a Diploma in Nature Conservation, Greg joined the South African Police Service where he spent 6 years before returning to the bush and continuing to study. After spending a number of years in various parts of South Africa he was appointed as the Ecology Manager of a private island in the Seychelles where he completed his Master’s degree on a little-known tarantula species. On his return from the Seychelles Greg spent 3 years in Botswana before being appointed as the Volunteer Research Programme Coordinator for Welgevonden. Greg has experience in setting up and running research programmes, managing game reserves as well as in guiding. Greg is a FGASA qualified Trails Guide and holds a Level 3 qualification with Specialised Skills and Knowledge in Dangerous Animals.
Greg is responsible for the management and development of the Welgevonden Volunteer Research Programme while at the same time collecting both monitoring and research data on the Reserve.