Management Team

The Management Team are dedicated to the long term viability of Kasanka and Lavushi Manda National Parks, and their contribution to conservation and bio-diversity.

The Management Team are the following persons:

Richard Peel – General Manager

Originally from Zimbabwe, Richard has lived in Zambia for over 12 years. He has a PhD in Ichthyology from Rhodes University, South Africa, having carried out his postgraduate research on the floodplain rivers and lakes in northeastern Namibia. Richard volunteered for the Kasanka Trust in Lavushi Manda National Park between February and July before joining the team in Kasanka in August 2017.




Geraldine Taylor – Volunteer Ecologist 

Geraldine volunteered as an ecologist at Lavushi Manda National Park between February and August 2017. She then moved to Kasanka to help with tourism and research. Geraldine has a PhD in Fisheries Science from Rhodes University, and involves herself in all aspects of the Park’s ecology.