INGRID BARBARA KOHL
PRESIDENT, FOUNDER, ECOLOGIST
Ingrid is ecologist from Austria and president and founder of REWILD Institute. Her vision is a strong international network of researchers and conservationists as well as healthy ecosystems, healthy environment, healthy wildlife and a healthy, kind and sustainable society.
Vlado develops conservation projects on birds and bats, is a project coordinator, a field researcher, GIS expert and vision maker from Slovakia, and is a founding member of REWILD and Saola – ochrana prírody. His vision is a nature/people symbiosis and ecosystems rich of biodiversity.
Emo is ornithologist and ecologist and works on the Egyptian Vulture and on wildlife conservation in Bulgaria.
ORNITHOLOGIST, ORNITHOCLIMBER, CONSERVATIONIST
Stefan is ornithologist, ornithoclimber, national park ranger and educated animal keeper from Austria and working with his nature conservation dog Chilly. His vision is a world where our children’s children enjoy a green environment with a high biodiversity.
ENTOMOLOGIST, LEPIDOPTEROLOGIST, CONSERVATIONIST
Otto is an entomologist, lepidopterologist and conservationist from Austria. His life long conservation efforts show success for biodiversity in Austria as well as internationally.
Peter is conservationist in Slovakia at BROZ – Bratislavské regionálne ochranárske združenie. His dedicated work for habitat conservation shows significant successes. Peter created the name REWILD and a majority of REWILD’s logo and is a vision maker. His vision is to work together with a dedicated network for nature conservation and biodiversity.
Raju is founder of Friends of Nature (FON Nepal) and ‘Nepal Owl Festival’. He is Country Representative of ‘World Owl Trust’. Over two decades he has achieved significant successes in wildlife conservation winning national as well as international awards.
Veronika is nature and species conservationist from Slovakia and has been working on bird, bat and habitat conservation in Slovakia.
ORNITHOLOGIST, ENTOMOLOGIST, EVOLUTION ECOLOGIST
Pankaj is Professor and evolutionary ecologist from India, interested in science-driven conservation research and outreach, and understanding ecological and evolutionary processes that shape life. He has been working on owls and dragonflies. He is TEDx speaker, IUCN contributor, SAEVUS Magazine’s ‘Rising Star of Conservation in India’ recipient, and co-founder of DragonflySouthAsia and OwlIndia. His vison is an on-ground impact regarding biodiversity research and conservation, and sustainability through collaboration.
ORNITHOLOGIST, ECOLOGIST, CONSERVATIONIST
Andrey is ornithologist and conservationist from Bulgaria. He is founder of Perangua, the global network for local activists, and works for the Balkani Wildlife Society. He works on the conservation of wildlife, habitats, old-growth forests and primeval forests in several countries.
ORNITHOLOGIST, ECOLOGIST, CONSERVATIONIST
Vladi is ornithologist and ecologist and is working on Egyptian Vultures and on wildlife conservation in Bulgaria.
Christoph is wildlife biologist from Austria. He works on wildlife ecology, small mammal population ecology, game influence monitoring, reproduction of forests, beaver monitoring and education for children.
ORNITHOLOGIST, RAPTOR CONSERVATIONIST
Ben is founder of Raptor Rescue in South Africa. He is working on raptor conservation, rehabilitation and reintroduction. He is conducting several telemetry studies for wildlife conservation and working on education against mass poisonings of vultures in Southern Africa. His vision is a rich biodiversity in healthy habitats with a respectful society.
Andriy is ornithologist and chiropterologist from the Ukraine. As ecologist and wildlife conservationist he works on owl and bat conservation in the Western Ukraine.
Sangeeth is owl researcher and wildlife conservationist from India.
Steve is professor at the Bowie State University in Maryland in the US. As a toxicologist, Steve works on spatial statistics, environmental health, spatial epidemiology, conservation biology, ecotoxicology and vertebrate zoology. He has worked on the global distribution model for all owl species. Steve’s vision is a healthy environment with rich biodiversity.
ORNITHOLOGIST, PRIMEVAL TREE CLIMBER
Yehor is ornithologist and primeval tree climber from the Eastern Ukraine, living in Estonia at the moment. Yehor has been conducting deadwood monitoring and tree cavity monitoring studies in the Homilsha Forest National Park, Kharkiv region, the Bialowieza Primeval Forest in Poland and the Rothwald Primeval Forest in Austria.
OWL & RAPTOR ECOLOGIST, CHIROPTEROLOGIST
Jonathan is owl and raptor ecologist and chiropterologist from Zimbabwe living in South Africa. He is founder of Owlproject.org and EcoSolutions.co.za operating in Southern Africa. Since more than two decades, about 200.000 children have been educated with Owlproject.org in South Africa – from the slums of Johannesburg to the African bush – and internationally in schools in Austria. With EcoSolutions countless animals like owls and bats have been rescued from e.g. house renovations. Owlproject.org is conducting several invaluable projects like the owl naming project and the owl release project in schools.
Delina is biologist from South Africa and works for Owlproject.org operating in Southern Africa.
ORNITHOLOGIST, WILDLIFE ECOLOGIST
Stanislav is ornithologist and wildlife ecologist from the Eastern Ukraine. He is head scientist in the Homilsha Forest National Park.
SARA RUTH ORCHARDSON
Sara is biologist from South Africa and works for EcoSolutions.co.za operating in Southern Africa.
Fran is biologist from Austria and has been working for biodiversity and climate awareness as well as on wilderness. Her vision is a peaceful sustainable society living hand in hand with a healthy environment.
Iryna is mycologist working on myxomycetes from Eastern Ukraine, living in Estonia.
Sanjeev is bat researcher at Nepal Bat Research and Conservation Union (NeBRCU), has been studying at the Institute of Forestry at the University of Pokhara in Nepal, and has profound interest in studying bat-habitat interactions, movement ecology and ethno-bat relations.
RAVI BIKRAM SHAH
Ravi from Nepal is interested in herpetology and ornithology. He studies at the Institute of Forestry at the University of Pokhara and is contributing to the development of the REWILD student group.
Bina from Nepal is planning to study masters in conservation biology and is contributing to the development of the REWILD student group. She is currently working as English teacher and yoga instructor in Kathmandu.
CONSERVATION BIOLOGY, PLANT ECOLOGY
Ashish from Nepal is interested in conservation biology and plant ecology, is student at the Institute of Forestry at the University of Pokhara and is part of the REWILD student group.
Yonjan from Nepal is interested in animal behavior and applied technologies in nature conservation. He studies at the Institute of Forestry at the Tribhuvan University in Pokhara and is contributing to the development of the REWILD student group.
ENTHOMOLOGIST, BOTANIST, CONSERVATIONIST
Shrikant is enthomologist, botanist and conservationist from Pune, working on his PhD at the University of Helsinki, Finland, about his studies in India and Madagaskar.
Jacqui is a homeopath,
conservationist and educator.
She founded Glen Afric Learning Centre,
where conservation underpinned
the ethos of the school.
She believes that children
will determine the future
of our planet and that it is
our responsibility to teach
them the value of a healthy
environment and a healthy lifestyle,
so that we can live in harmony
with the cycles of nature.
Jacqui is actively involved
in animal rescue and rehabilitation
as well as community based
She believes that citizen science
has a significant role to play in
creating real change in
the perceptions and lifestyle
choices of communities around the world.