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Barrister at 1 Crown Office Row in the Temple, London. Varied practice, including in environmental, health, and administrative (in particular national security) law. Called to the English Bar in 1990; QC in 2010; called to Northern Irish Bar 2016. Zoology graduate from Oxford University, then worked as a safari guide in Zambia before turning to law. Has travelled extensively in Zambia and more widely in southern Africa, including stints working in Kafue NP and Kasanka NP. Lifelong interest in natural history, in particular birds and insects, and under water. Co-author of various papers on hoverflies and butterflies. Author of chapter on nature conservation in Environmental Law, Burnett-Hall, 2nd ed. Fellow of the Linnean Society of London and of the Royal Geographical Society. Trustee of Buglife (invertebrate conservation) and former trustee of the International Trust for Zoological Nomenclature. Lives in Hampshire with family and many animals (including guinea fowl).



Director at Pinnacle Power, Holborn, London. The business designs, installs and manages energy infrastructure specialising in district heat provision. Chartered Accountant (ACA) having qualified with Smith and Williamson in 2009. Geography graduate from University of Edinburgh. Worked at Lewa Wildlife Conservancy in Kenya for several months over the course of a couple of summers gaining exposure to conservation, park management, maintenance and safari tourism. Maintains a keen interest in wildlife and conservation. Lives in London with wife and two sons.




Tim Torrington is an Oxford geology graduate who started his working career as a prospector in the bush in Zimbabwe and Zambia he later became involved in the search for oil in Africa and was particularly instrumental in the discovery of oil in the Western Rift Valley of Uganda. For some years, he chaired the EU Energy Committee in the House of Lords. He is now retired, but tries to visit Zambia and Kenya regularly and retains a strong interest in African Wildlife conservation.




Retired barrister/judge of the Immigration Appeals Court; formerly a District Officer/Resident Magistrate/Senior State Prosecutor in Northern Rhodesia/Zambia from 1960-71; Experience of life in rural areas as a District Officer included supervising game lodges at Luambe, Nsefu and Nyika which imbued a lifelong love of the bush and its wildlife. The late David LLoyd OBE, who rediscovered Kasanka NP, was a close friend from college days – thus Martin has supported the Kasanka Trust since its inception; Eldest son Charlie spent his gap year assisting David at Kasanka in the late eighties, forging a strong family allegiance to Kasanka. Lives in Surrey and is an active fundraiser for the Kasanka Trust.