Abridged CV, for more detailed information please connect with Aimee on LinkedIn.
MRes Wildlife Conservation, University of Southampton, UK
Fieldwork: Practical fieldwork and differences in land management techniques based at Lewa Wildlife Conservancy in Northern Kenya.
Research Topic: Genetic adaptation to captivity in a population of Partulid snails (Partula varia).
BSc (hons) Zoology with Conservation, Bangor University, UK
Fieldwork: Comprehensive sighted bird count in The Gambia.
Research topic: The use of aposematic signals by European Adders (Vipera berus) to deter avian predators.
Employment & Experience:
2018 – present
Hedgehog Hero, The Royal Parks
2016 – present
Woodland Volunteer, The Wildlife Trusts
2015 – 2017
Conservation Blogger, Conservation Careers
2012 – 2014
Animal Welfare Assistant, Jerry Green Dog Rescue
Field Volunteer, African Conservation Experience (Tuli Block, Botswana)
2010 – 2012
Events Secretary, Bangor University Sub-aqua Club
Project development; risk assessments; relationship development; fundraising.
Data Collection & Handling
DNA extraction (live and deceased specimens); camera trapping; behavioural observations; database management; statistical analysis;
Microsoft Office Works; ArcGIS; R and R studio.
Basic French, Basic Spanish
BSAC Ocean diver with PADI enriched air certification.
Project Management for Wildlife Conservation (Intermediate), WildTeam
IUCN Red List Global Assessor