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Roger Collinson

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Roger Collinson is regarded as one of the leading practitioners in wildlife conservation and eco-tourism planning in southern Africa, with some 30 years practical experience in research, protected area planning, management, and development. He has worked in South Africa, Botswana, Zambia, Namibia, Madagascar, and Lesotho. Roger has gained his experience as both a “hands-on” manager and “arms-length” technical advisor to government, non-government, and private sector organisations dealing with wildlife conservation, tourism and community-based natural resource management (CBNRM).

Roger Collinson  

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During his tenure as Director and Executive Chairman of Bop Parks, he was responsible for the planning, development and management of some of the most exciting new protected area, eco tourism, and CBNRM developments in South Africa. This included the development of Pilanesberg National Park and Madikwe Game Reserve, which have been honoured with a number of local and international awards. His academic qualifications include a B.Sc. in Zoology and Entomology [1st Class], a B.Sc. Honours in Entomology, and a M.Sc. from the Institute of Natural Resources, University of Natal.

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