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Tanya Payne

Associate Project Officer | Science

Tanya provides coordination, administrative and technical support to two conservation and development projects funded by UKRI, the GCRF Trade, Development and Environment Hub (TRADE) and the GCRF Development Corridors Partnership (DCP).

Previous experience & expertise

Tanya previously supported the TRADE and DCP projects as Monitoring and Evaluation Intern, developing systems to assess project progress. She recently completed an MSc by Research at the University of Exeter, studying the threats of human-wildlife coexistence at Gola Rainforest National Park in Sierra Leone and exploring methods to mitigate impacts on local communities and wildlife populations. Tanya has a BSc Zoology degree and has previously worked with the Cambridge Conservation Initiative to deliver the 2017 Earth Optimism Summit.