We are proud to be the main employer in our village, with around 60 Lao staff working across the center. We employ locally wherever we can, from animal care to management to construction and maintenance. Our extensive training programs mean our staff gain long-term skills and employability, and improves standards and knowledge of animal care across southeast Asia. Scroll down to meet the team!

Management

Saneu Chounramany

President

Jeremy Phan

Director

Melody Bomon

Animal Manager

Philavang Sypaserth

HR Manager

 Anousorn Dindavong

Anousorn Dindavong

Head Accountant

Khongrit Tharidech

Construction and Maintenance Manager

Vuethao Vangkou

Translator and Administrative Assistant

Sales, Accounting and Human Resources

Ms Tadam

Accountant

Ms Manivorn

Accountant

Ms Thoummy

Sales

Ms Lamporn

Human Resources

Conservation Ambassadors

Ms Thavorn

Head Conservation Ambassador

Ms Am

Conservation Ambassador

Mr Somsak

Conservation Ambassador

Ms Thongsouk

Conservation Ambassador

Ms Petdavan

Conservation Ambassador

Ms Viengthavorn

Conservation Ambassador

Ms Viengkham

Conservation Ambassador

Ms Tingkham

Conservation Ambassador

Ms Khambang

Conservation Ambassador

Veterinary

Sara Goñi Martinez

Veterinarian

Ms Somkhit

Veterinary Technician

Ben Riopelle

Ben Riopelle

Veterinary Technician

Husbandry and Enrichment

Emily Finch

Husbandry and Enrichment Coordinator

Mr Phong

Husbandry and Enrichment Coordinator

Primate Team

Mr Lai

Head Primate Keeper (Macaques)

Ms Phong

Primate Keeper (Macaques)

Ms Pornmany

Primate Keeper (Macaques)

Ms Peangsy

Primate Keeper (Macaques)

Ms Aiengh

Primate Keeper (Macaques)

Ms Khamdy

Primate Keeper (Macaques)

Ms Pien

Primate Keeper (Gibbons, lorises and langurs)

Ms Khampeng

Primate Keeper (Gibbons, lorises and langurs)

Ms Chanmoon

Primate Team (Gibbons, lorises and langurs)

Bear Team

Mr Xaiyavieng

Head Bear Keeper

Ms Eu Dee

Bear Keeper

Ms Viengporn

Bear Keeper

Ms Pew

Bear Keeper

Ms Pinsouk

Bear Team

Mammal Team

Ms Chon

Head Mammal Keeper

Ms Manyson

Mammal Keeper

Ms Chansy

Mammal Keeper

Bird and Reptile Team

Mr Thongchan

Head Bird and Reptile Keeper

Ms Somchan

Bird and Reptile Keeper

Ms Sing

Bird and Reptile Keeper

Ungulate Team

Mr Bounphone

Head Ungulate Keeper

Ms Lhienthong

Ungulate Keeper

Mr In Kham

Ungulate Keeper

Elephant Team

Mr Bomp

Head Mahout

Mr Manychan

Mahout

Commissary

Ms Bounthanoo

Head of Commissary

Ms Viengthong

Food Preparation

Groundskeeping

Ms Poovan

Head Groundskeeper

Ms Vannong

Groundskeeper

Ms Pheuan

Groundskeeper

Ms Vilaivan

Groundskeeper

Ms Yeangporn

Groundskeeper

Ms Viengkhom

Groundskeeper

Maintenance and Construction

Mr Khamohn

Maintenance

Mr Aluon Sak

Maintenance

Ms Kham Haun

Maintenance

Mr Vornthong

Maintenance

Mr Liengseng

Maintenance

Mr Bounthan

Maintenance

Mr Kok

Maintenance