Jessica Wilmot

Flyway and Migrants Project Manager

As the Flyway and Migrants Project Manager, Jessica works within BirdLife South Africa’s Regional Conservation Programme to support regional and global conservation initiatives that align with the strategies of BirdLife International and the Royal Society for the Protection of Bird’s East Atlantic Flyway Initiative. Her responsibilities encompass various tasks, such as identifying threats to key bird species and sites along the East Atlantic Flyway and providing assistance to BirdLife partners to ensure the identification of Key Biodiversity Areas, Other Effective area-based Conservation Measures and supporting the East Atlantic Flyway Coordination Group. Jessica holds a Master’s degree in Environmental Sciences, Policy, and Management from Central European University.

Christie Wooding

Conservation Assistant

In her role as Conservation Assistant, Christie supports the work of the Regional Conservation Programme and the Head of Conservation at BirdLife South Africa. She assists mainly with administrative tasks, events and social media, making use of her experience of more than 15 years in online education, project management, administration and wildlife television. She is looking forward to applying her skills in the field of Ornithology specifically and biodiversity conservation in general.