Welcome Ian Redmond OBE

Ian RedmondWe’re thrilled to welcome Ian Redmond OBE an Advisor for Lilongwe Wildlife Trust.


Ian is a tropical field biologist and conservationist, renowned for his work with great apes and elephants. He has served as Ambassador for the UN Year of the Gorilla in 2009 and for the UNEP Convention on Migratory Species since 2010.  He worked closely with the late Dr Dian Fossey, and is an advisor for several leading conservation NGO’s.  Amongst his many accolades, Ian was appointed OBE in 2006 and awarded an Honorary Doctorate from Oxford Brookes University in 2011 and a DSc h.c. from Roehampton University in 2014.  . 

Ian will be helping us with our primate and elephant research projects, and co-leading a Primate Conservation Course too in January – there’s limited spaces, please do get in touch if you would like to apply.