John Watkin

John Watkin

Grant Director, Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF)

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John Watkin is a grant director for the Critical Ecosystems Partnership Fund. In this role, he works to support conservation projects that benefit both people and habitats in priority areas across the globe. Besides grant-writing, John has also had experience with working in the field. He counts successfully reintroducing a group of western lowland gorillas into the wild among his professional accomplishments. He also developed a new system to analyze the data from aerial sample counts of large protected areas. John has his masters in advanced ecology from the University of Durham. In his spare time, he enjoys cooking, reading and photography. Learn more.

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