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Mark Wright

Mark Wright

Director of Science, WWF UK

Mark has been a part of the WWF network for over 15 years in a variety of roles including Conservation Science Adviser, leading the Africa team, and heading up their work on Borneo and the Eastern Himalayas.  He now leads our Science team.

Mark has a background in zoology as well as a PhD in applied entomology. He has a soft spot for chameleons and has loved stumbling across them in the wild. 

As well as his work for WWF, he has undertaken long-term development work for the likes of VSO, Save the Children, the British government and in support of the UN in more than 30 countries across Africa, Asia and Latin America, including long-term assignments in Tanzania, Togo, Belize, Cambodia and Suriname.