Meet The Team

This effort to save African penguins by giving them homes to protect their eggs and raise their young is truly a global collaboration. Team members from around the world have helped study, design, and install the artificial nests, as well as raising money to pay for it all.

Key players include:

Nest Research, Fundraising, Design, and Deployment:

Kevin Graham

Nest Project Coordinator | AZA SAFE
Bird Supervisor | Dallas Zoo

National Geographic Society Explorer

Trudi Malan

South Africa Nest Project Manager
Dyer Island Conservation Trust
African Penguin & Seabird Sanctuary

John Werth

Nest Project Technical Advisor
Executive Director

Pan-African Association of Zoos and Aquaria

Communication and Fundraising

Stephanie Arne-Davison


Creative Animal Foundation

Timothy Davison

Film / Design

Creative Animal Foundation

Laurie Holloway

Writer / Editor

Fireline PR

Nest Project Partners

Nest Project Collaborators

Nest Project Sponsors