I graduated from Imperial College London in 2013 with a Bsc in Biochemistry. Following this, I carried out a study on the seasonality of chimpanzee diet in Issa, western Tanzania, before working for WWF Mozambique and for the Limpopo Transfrontier Predator Project, also in Mozambique.
In the fall of 2014 I undertook an MSc in Conservation Science at Imperial College. For my thesis, I investigated the relative impact of anthropogenic and biotic pressures on habitat use on a heavily impacted leopard population in southern Mozambique, as well as provided some of the first estimates of status for a leopard population in the country.
I joined WildCRU as a DPhil student in September 2016, through Oxford University’s NERC-funded Environmental Research Doctoral Training Partnership. I will be investigating the spatial ecology of the large carnivore guild of the Ruaha-Rungwa landscape, in southern Tanzania, with particular a focus on how anthropogenic pressures impact spatial partitioning, habitat use, and inter-species interactions across a gradient of human disturbances.