Prof Amy Dickman
Kaplan Senior Research Fellow, WildCRU, University of Oxford, UK
Director, Ruaha Carnivore Project, Tanzania
Professor Amy Dickman is the Kaplan Senior Research Fellow in Wild Cat Conservation at Oxford University's Wildlife Conservation Research Unit (WildCRU). She has worked in Africa for over 20 years, specialising in human-carnivore conflict and community-based conservation. She worked at the Cheetah Conservation Fund in Namibia until 2005, and then moved to Tanzania, where she studied for her MSc and PhD, and then established the Ruaha Carnivore Project in 2009. She is a member of the IUCN Cat Specialist Group, the IUCN Steering Committee on Human-Wildlife Conflict, the African Lion Working Group and is a National Geographic Explorer. She has published over 50 papers and book chapters on large carnivore conservation, with a particular focus on understanding and mitigating human-carnivore conflict.