Angus Tanner is a South African based protected area planning and management specialist with more than 15 years’ experience in both state and private protected areas across Southern Africa, having been involved in the establishment, managing of and expansion of a number of prominent conservation areas in South Africa. Some of these include Augrabies Falls National Park, Baviaanskloof Mega-reserve, Plains of Camdeboo Private Reserve.
Within Angus’ project management experience he has a strong variety of key skills such as biodiversity management, human resource management and financial administration. These have contributed to the success of the projects he has been involved with. Experience with fundraising and reporting to an array of medium to high level funders has been an asset to the organisation. The majority of Angus’ experience has been assisting national and provincial environmental parastatal institutions in South Africa, as well as in neighbouring African countries to achieve their conservation goals. Due to this, Angus understands the need and is driven to develop a positive relationship with partner organisations. He strives to motivate and encourage passion about conservation in all his staff through training or learning experiences.
Angus has a B Tech degree in Nature Conservation and a Diploma in Project Management from Cape Peninsula University of Technology. Angus has obtained his national pilots license and is pilot in command of the Wilderness Foundation Africa aircraft in the Eastern Cape.