Annette Lanjouw

Annette Lanjouw

A native of the Netherlands and highly regarded expert in great ape conservation, Annette has worked with chimpanzees, bonobos and gorillas in the wild as well as working extensively in conservation strategy, program implementation and research. For 15 years she was director of the International Gorilla Conservation Programme; scientific advisor to world-renowned wildlife filmmaker Alan Root; Central Africa program officer for the Wildlife Conservation Society, and project manager and field director for the Frankfurt Zoological Society’s Chimpanzee Conservation Project in eastern DRC. She is the scientific advisor to the Trust for African Rock Art, and a member of the Species Survival Commission Primate Specialist Group, the Trans-boundary Conservation Specialist Group, and the World Commission on Protected Areas. The Arcus Foundation is the largest private funder of great ape conservation and sanctuaries in the world. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g-AaOLhc1pw