We share the vision to locally guarantee the protection of the area and globally encourage the protection of biodiversity.
Johanna is responsible locally for the research station in Namibia. Currently she is working on her PhD, with her field work based in Namibia. She takes students on her project to teach about ecological survey and field work with major focus on vegetation ecology and entomology in arid savanna.
Johanna Reinhard (MSc Ecology)
PhD student @ University of Potsdam
Facebook: Johanna Brink-Namibia
David Schimrosczyk (PhD student @ MiiZ Warsaw)
As a specialist in taxonomy, David runs entomological expeditions with BRinK students in Namibia. He is currently finishing his Ph.D. in tenebrionid beetle systematics.
Alison Skeats (BSc Zoology)
Field and lab technician @ University of Exeter
Ali runs projects at BRinK in ornithology and she is responsible for PR work and the BRinK newsletter.
Joana Nunes (MSc. Behavioural Ecology)
Marine ecology lab technician
Joana graduated from the University of Edinburgh in Zoology together with Ali and Johanna. She helped to establish BRinK and occasionally runs projects in Namibia mainly on animal behaviour. She has the position of a technician in a marine ecology lab in Falmouth, UK.
At BRinK she is responsible for the adminstration.
Friedrich Reinhard (PhD. Microbiology)
Fritz supports BRinK in analytical and practical work on site and occasionally takes students on field trips.
Berend Reinahrd (MSc. Ecology, Natural Resource Management)
General Management Kuzikus
Berend manages the wildlife reserve which BRinK uses as a study site. Under his supervision he occasionally takes volunteers and students. He is a specialist in botany.