Steve and orphaned bushbaby, Changa

Trust Co-Founder and Non-Executive Director

Steve Tolan

Steve Tolan is co-founder of Chipembele and is a non-executive Director. He is a Senior Honorary Wildlife Police Officer and is very active in patrolling the area and in protecting the wildlife and natural environment of South Luangwa.

Christina, with orphaned elephant calf, Tafika, rescued by Chipembele and SLCS in 2009.

Chair

Christina Carr

Co-founder of Elephant Wood, a small Contemporary Design company utilising fallen hardwood timber to make turned and carved wooden bowls and other art pieces in South Luangwa. She is also joint Director with her husband Adrian Carr in Makolekole, a company that installs boreholes in the area.

Deb (centre) with ZAWA Scout Baron, and Guide Sebastian.

Secretary

Deb Tittle

Independent professional Safari Guide, specialising in South Luangwa.

Adam on a Luangwa River canoe trip, 2012.

Trustee

Adam Goulding

Adam was born and raised in Zambia but emigrated in 2015 with his Australian wife to Melbourne, but maintains strong ties with Zambia through family and deep personal interest.

Charles gave a speech on behalf of the community at the Chipembele Centre’s 10th anniversary celebrations in May 2011.

Trustee

Charles Zulu

Recently retired Head Teacher of Chiwawatala Basic School who encouraged us from ‘Day One’.

Thandiwe and the Luangwa River and South Luangwa National Park in the background.

Trustee

Thandiwe Mweetwa

Thandiwe is a former Chipembele Conservation ‘star’ pupil. She has a BSc in Animal Science from the University of British Columbia and a MSc from the University of Arizona, her thesis was based on female lion reproduction in South Luangwa. Thandiwe is a member of the scientific research staff at the Zambian Carnivore Programme. In 2016 she was awarded as one of National Geographic’s Emerging Explorer

Kaye (left) and Jude in the Chipembele Computer Centre in 2011.

Trustees

Kaye Brown and Jude Price

Long time Chipembele supporters, who live in Australia. Kaye and Jude worked for us in 2011 coordinating our 10th Anniversary celebrations.

The Chipembele Trust | UK

Chipembele Trust is a UK registered charity (number 1107698) which supports The Chipembele Wildlife Education Trust in Zambia for the advancement of the education of children and young people in the conservation and preservation of the environment and its wildlife. Chipembele Trust UK also supports the Chipembele Pupil Sponsorship Scheme, in Zambia, which enables orphaned and vulnerable children to attend school.

The UK Trust Trustees

  • Nigel Morgan (Secretary)
  • Karen and Brian Baylis (Treasurers)
  • June Chapman
  • Paul Norley