TRACE was established in 2006 as non-profit organisation dedicated to the promotion of forensic science in wildlife conservation and law enforcement. We have a global remit for the development, dissemination and implementation of forensic tools to help tackle wildlife crime.
To reduce illegal trafficking and persecution of fauna and flora through the coordinated application of scientific techniques in support of wildlife crime investigation.
The TRACE wildlife forensics network staff are a diverse, international team of wildlife forensics specialists, each with a passion for disseminating and developing best practice wildlife forensics from crime scene to courtroom.
Prof Rob Ogden
Director with operational management responsibilities. Engaged by TRACE via secondment from Edinburgh University
Project manager, AWFN coordinator
Dr Patrick Chiyo
East Africa manager
Dr Simon Dures
Dr Kyle Ewart
Forensic research manager
Southeast Asia manager
Dr Arame Ndiaye
Dr Stephanie Pietsch
Southern Africa programme manager
Nur Alizati Nabila Binti Giarat Ali
Dr Grant Thomson
Forensic evidence and crime scene lead