Saving species from extinction

Jersey team

Prof John E. Fa

Prof John E. Fa

Prof John E. Fa is the Chief Conservation Officer for Durrell. John leads the development of Durrell’s long term strategy. He focuses on major themes and emerging issues in conservation and how Durrell may respond to them. John represents the Trust in key forums and builds partnerships with conservation organisations and builds relationships with academic partners. John has published extensively on subjects ranging from global biodiversity issues to more specific topics in conservation biology.


Dr. Andrew Terry

Dr. Andrew Terry

Dr. Andrew Terry is the Head of Field Programmes and is responsible for the delivery and management of Durrell’s field projects on the ground in Jersey and around the world. He works with colleagues in the Trust to ensure that the projects are resourced, funded and effectively managed. The Field Programmes are made up of a team of over 50 staff members based in six countries around the world.


Dr. Richard Young

Dr. Richard Young

Dr. Richard Young is the Head of Conservation Science and he manages the Trust’s scientific research programmes in support of its conservation mission. With a background in applied ecology, Richard is a visiting lecturer at the University of Bath. He focuses primarily on the design and implementation of biodiversity assessments and effective monitoring techniques for the conservation of threatened species and ecosystems, particularly in areas where resources and skills are limited.


Dr. Glyn Young

Dr. Glyn Young

Dr. Glyn Young is a Conservation Biologist based in Jersey where he started working for the Trust in 1983. Glyn is a leading authority of avian conservation with a particular specialisation in wetland birds. Glyn leads the Trusts bird conservation projects located primarily in Madagascar, the Galapagos and at home in Jersey. These include efforts to restore the critically endangered Madagascar pochard and the Floreana mockingbird from the Galapagos.