senior leadership

Dr. Katy Gonder


Jose Manuel Esara Echube

Dean, UNGE School of Environmental Studies

Dr. Maximilliano Fero Meñé

Vice-Dean, UNGE School of Environmental Studies

Daniela Ascarelli

Assistant Vice Provost for International Programs

Director of Drexel Study Abroad

postdoctoral researchers

Dr. Demetrio Bocuma Meñe

Postdoctoral Researcher /

UNGE - Drexel Liaison /

DSA Instructor

Dr. Hilton Oyamaguchi

Postdoctoral Researcher /

DSA Instructor

STUDENTS and Philadelphia staff

Bryan Featherstone

Ph.D. Student

Steve Miller

Ph.D. Student

Dana Venditti

Ph.D. Student

Heidi Rader, M.S.

Education and Outreach Coordinator

Briana DiMarco

Research Assistant

On-island management and staff

Amancio Motove Etingue

MWC Director

Abdon Nguere Ndong Menzene

Field Research Coordinator / Professor

Francisco Mitogo Micha

BBPP Assistant /

INDEFOR-AP Eco-guard /

Conservation Educator

Marta Bindang Ona

Conservation Educator

Antonia Saloman Mum

Conservation Educator

Cirilo Riaco

Biomonitoring Team Manager

Juan Cruz Ondo Nze

Moraka Camp Manager

Elpidio Buelecope Sepa

Research Assistant /

INDEFOR-AP Eco-guard

Epifanio Mualeri

Ecotourism Coordinator

Florencia Pita

BAC Manager

Fermin Muatiche Murelepe

MWC Guide /

INDEFOR-AP Eco-guard

Reginaldo Aguilar Biacho

Research Associate

Monsueto Mualeri

Moaba Camp Research Assistant

Rosa Garnet

BAC Moka Coordinator

associated Personnel

Rigoberto Esono Anvene

Conservator of the GCSR


Venancio Elonga Molongua



Frida Manuel Bindang Nsue Betebe

Eco-Guard / Corisco Conservator


Dr. David Fernandez

Lecturer and Conservation Biologist

University of the West of England

David Montgomery

National Manager

Dr. Gail Hearn

Founder & Advisory Board Chair

Dr. Svenja B. Kroeger

Postdoctoral Researcher

Ian Nichols

Ph.D. Student

Christina Perella

Research Assistant

Mackenzie Grapes

DSA Resident Assistant

Silvia Moka

Conservation Educator

Florentino Motove

Marine Turtle Program Coordinator

Esperanza Etingue

UNC Manager

Clara Buatiche King

BAC Coordinator

Jose Luis Lopez Riaba

Moraka Camp Research Assistant

Djibrilla Ousman

MWC Watchman

Dr. Drew T. Cronin

Program Manager

SMART Partnership

Dr. Matthew Mitchell

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

University of Pennsylvania

All photos seen above are credited to Dr. Wayne Morra; National Geographic Photographers Tim Laman, Ian Nichols, Joel Sartore, and Christian Ziegler; as well as numerous members of BBPP (staff, students, and volunteers).