Dr. Rob Morley

Dr. Rob Morley

Science Director

Dr. Rob Morley has extensive experience in conservation and landscape ecology. He has worked across Africa, most notably in Southern Africa, as a park ecologist, wildlife specialist and as the owner of an environmental consultancy in Mozambique. Rob joined SFM Africa in 2007 as a Programme Manager, responsible for scoping projects in East and Southern Africa with an emphasis on land use planning and landscape ecology.

He was instrumental in developing Grande Mayumba’s conservation management and tourism management plans. He has also worked with the UNDP in Cote d’Ivoire and Cambodia. Rob brings a wealth of experience in ensuring scientific and business stakeholders are aligned in the sustainable use and value of natural capital. He is a British citizen and has been based in Africa for the last 20 years. He holds a Master’s degree in Wildlife Management and a Zoology Ph.D focused on elephant population dynamics. He is the author of several published papers.