Dr. Caroline Chebet Ng’weno, was the Head of Research and Monitoring at Ol Pejeta Conservancy, having joined the organization in 2008 as Carnivore Program Officer. In 2018, Caroline joined theKenya Wildlife trust as Program Director of the Mara Predator Conservation Programme (MPCP), where she managed the merge of the flagship Mara Lion and Mara Cheetah Projects into one consolidated program. In 2019, Caroline will transition to become faculty at the Kenyan University, where she will mentor emerging wildlife biologists. Caroline will also continue her research on predator prey dynamics at Olare Motorogi Conservancy with support from Earthwatch volunteers. Caroline brings both robust scientific credentials and a holistic view of how science can, and must be applied for practical conservation success, in both protected areas and human-occupied landscapes.