About Gemma Goodman
Head of Conservation Programmes (Senior Leadership Team) (Maternity leave)
Gemma joined Synchronicity Earth from TRAFFIC, the wildlife trade monitoring network; working on issues including the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), collection of species-specific data regarding human subsistence needs and livelihoods, and risk-based approaches to assessing species risk of overfishing.
She has also worked for the Joint Nature Conservation Committee where she was involved in policy-related matters and species research for CITES.
Gemma has been fortunate enough to gain field experience in Uganda, researching the impacts of ecotourism on wild chimpanzees, and has also worked voluntarily in Cameroon and Argentina.
She holds a Masters of Science in Wild Animal Biology obtained from the Royal Veterinary College and the Zoological Society of London.