Zoologist, Author, Conservationist and Entrepreneur

Dr Tammie Matson is a world expert on elephants and has inspired thousands of people, to achieve their dreams through her award-winning books, and African adventures. Inspired by a visit to Zimbabwe at the age of fifteen, Tammie achieved what many said could not be done, by first becoming a wildlife researcher in Africa, then achieving a PhD in zoology and becoming a published author – all before she turned 25. From the jungles of Borneo, to the plains of Africa, to the black markets of Vietnam, Dr Matson has been on a mission for over two decades to save endangered wildlife. Today, she combines her passionate commitment to conservation with being the Founding CEO of Matson & Ridley Safaris and a mother to two young sons.

DR TAMMIE MATSON

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Thursday 23rd July, 2020