Thomas Breuer, Marie Manguette, Jana Robeyst
Thomas Breuer is the Capacity Building Technical Adviser, Congo Brazzaville, and has been working for the Wildlife Conservation Society in northern Congo since 2002. He has been leading the study and its conservation education project and holds a PhD from Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. He has also been acting as the director of the Nouabalé-Ndoki National Park since 2010. Marie Manguette is the current site manager at the Mbeli Bai Study. She started as a volunteer in 2011 and took over the site manager position in 2012. She is now enrolled in a PhD at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, Germany. Marie will be using the data collected over the last 20 years to write several articles on population demography, female transfer and reproductive success. Jana Robeyst arrived at the Mbeli Bai Study in December 2013 as a volunteer research assistant. She graduated from the University of Antwerp with a Master in Evolutionary and Behavioural Biology. After her stay at Mbeli, Jana is planning to get enrolled in a PhD using the data collected at Mbeli on elephant demography and behaviour.