Staff & Patrons

CCF staff are some of the leading experts in their fields, and they are available to speak at your event! To request a speaker (including Dr. Laurie Marker herself) please fill out our form below.


Speaker Request Form

Speakers marked in red are available half to full time in the United States.


Current Openings – Namibia Current Openings – U.S.

Executive Director

Laurie L. Marker, DPhil.


Namibia Staff

Bruce Brewer, PhD.
General Manager (1998 – present) and also runs the CCF Bushblok project

Willem Daniel Briers-Louw
Ecologist (2018 – present)

Johan Britz
Farms Manager, CCF Bush (2003 – present)

Tanya Britz
Accountant, CCF Bush (2003 – present)

Ignatius Davids
Educator, CCF (2010 – present)

Karin Falk
Accountant, CCF (2010 – present)

Gabriela Fleury
Human Dimensions Research Manager, CCF (2017 – present)

Josephina Gabriel
Tourism and Education Staff Member, CCF (2013 – present)

Robin Gieling
Veterinarian, CCF (2017 – present)

Job Iyambo
Tourism Guide, CCF (2010 – present)

Quentin de Jager
Scat Dog Handler and Trainer, CCF (2017 – present)

Becky Johnston
Cheetah Keeper and Studbook Assistant, CCF (2016 – present)

Kristofina Keendjele
Tourism Staff Member, CCF (2014 – present)

Himeezembi Kuhanga
Tourism Guide, CCF (2016 – present)

Anne Schmidt-Küntzel, DVM, PhD.
Research Geneticist and Assistant Director for Animal Health and Research, CCF (2008 – present)

Jennifer Doong
Ecology Field Research Assistant and Assistant Cheetah Keeper, CCF (2017 – present)

Nadja Le Roux
Community Relations and Education Department Manager, CCF (2016 – present)

Ishmael N. Makamba, (BVSc)
Research Veterinarian, CCF (2017 – present)

Matti Nghikembua
Senior Ecologist and Forest Steward, CCF (1997 – present)

Gebhardt Nikanor
Education Officer, Livestock Guarding Dog, CCF (2001 – present)

Teresia Robitschko
Assistant to Dr. Laurie Marker, CCF (2014 – present)

Paige Seitz
Livestock Guarding Dog Programme Manager, CCF (2013 – present)

Ester Shipanga
Tourism Staff Member

Tryves Shivolo
Tourism Guide, CCF (2014 – present)

Meriam Shuudi
Tourism Staff Member, CCF (2014 – present)

Bessie & Max Simon
Farm & Maintenance Supervisors, CCF (2003 – present)

Heike Stackmann
Volunteer Coordinator and Public Relations Officer, CCF (2006 – present)

Tyapa Toivo
Small Livestock Manager, CCF (2011 – present)

William Versfeld
Laboratory Technichian, CCF (2017 – present)

Hanlie Visser
Hospitality Manager, CCF (2012 – present)

Paul Visser
Assistant Farms Manager, CCF (2012 – present)


USA Staff

Beth Fellenstein
Director of Operations and Finance
(2011 – present)

Susan Kauffman
Constituent Relationship Manager
(2016 – present)

Paula Martin
Executive and Development Assistant
(2007 – present)

Angelina Mertens
Donor Relations Associate – Northern California
(2015 – present)

Jj Muehlhausen
Development Manager – Grants and Designated Giving
(2017 – present)

Reid Nelson
Development Assistant
(2016 – present)

Brian Badger
Director of Conservation & Outreach
(2016 – present)

Dionne Stein
Development Manager – Events and Special Projects
(2016 – present)

Patricia Tricorache
Assistant Director for Strategic Communications and Illegal Wildlife Trade
(2001 – present)

Heather Ravenscroft
Digital Media and Graphic Design Manager
(2014 – present)

Susan Yannetti
External Relations Manager
(2014 – present)

CCF USA Volunteers


Patrons

International Patron

Honourable Professor Peter Katjavivi
Speaker of the House of the Republic of Namibia

UK Patrons

Jonathan and Angela Scott
Photographers, writers, TV personalities

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