Wes Sechrest, Ph.D.


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CHIEF SCIENTIST & CEO

Dr. Wes Sechrest founded GWC and serves as chief scientist and CEO. He leads the organization’s efforts to explore, document, and protect the world’s most endangered species. Wes has a background in conservation biology, particularly focused on mammal conservation and priority-setting for biodiversity conservation. He unites academic and applied conservation to apply novel, agile, and collaborative approaches to save wildlife in the most efficient and effective ways possible.

  • Ph.D. Biology, University of Virginia.
  • B.S. Biology, Wake Forest University.

Projects


See some of the projects Wes has recently been working on.