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Working Groups

Working Groups focus on specific tasks They consist of HWCCSG Members, Focal Points, and non-members

More information about the work of each group can be found under the Projects page

African Elephant Guidelines Working Group

Loki Osborn

Anna Songhurst

Greta Francesca Iori

Alexandra Zimmermann

Lucy King

Benson Okita

Richard Hoare

Conference 2026 Working Group

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Animal Behaviour Working Group

Joshua Plotnik (WG Lead), Affiliation

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Asian Elephant Guidelines Working Group

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Luna Milatovic, Co-Lead, HWCCSG, 

Alexandra Zimmermann, Co-Lead, HWCCSG and University of Oxford

Lisa Naughton-Treves, University of...

Simon Hedges, HWCCSG and London Zoological Society, UK

Jenny Glikman, HWCCSG

Sugoto Roy, HWCCSG and IUCN SSC Cat Specialist Group, Switzerland

Diogo Veríssimo, HWCCSG, IUCN Behaviour Change Specialist Group, University of Oxford, UK

Ee Phin Wong, HWCCSG, University of Nottingham, Malaysia

Camilla Sandström, HWCCSG, University of Umea, Sweden

Santiago Zuluaga

Beatrice Frank

Simon Pooley 

Alexander L. Metcalf

Ardiantiono

Astghik Markosyan

Cole Burton

Dibyendu Kumar Mandal

Francesca Mahoney

Indira Chakravarti

Indrani Sasmal

Jeremy Cusack

Joana Pereira

Kate Vannelli

Kayla Cranston

L. Jen Shaffer

Lisa Naughton

Manori Gunawardena

Mauro Lucherini

Melissa Arias Goetschel

Olga Biegus

Shanta Shamsunnahar

Smriti Dahal 

Sybille Klenzendorf

Tamanna Kalam

Tanuj Nagpal

Valeria Boron

Madeleine Nyman

Tal Polak

Matt Heydon

Andrea Monaco

Shirley Ramirez

Matea Vukelic

Sabrina Dietz

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