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

Ms Raweerat

Head Accountant

Khongrit Tharidech

Construction and Maintenance Manager

Vuethao Vangkou

Translator and Administrative Assistant

Accounting and HR

Ms Tadam

Accountant

Ms Manivorn

Accountant

Ms Lamporn

Human Resources

Ms Thongsouk

Human Resources

Sales and Marketing

Ms Tommy

Marketing

Ms Vannong

Marketing

Veterinary

Sara Goñi Martinez

Veterinarian

Ms Somkhit

Veterinary Assistant

Husbandry and Enrichment

Conleth Conway

Husbandry and Enrichment Coordinator

Emily Finch

Husbandry and Enrichment Coordinator

Mr Phong

Husbandry and Enrichment Coordinator

Primate Team

Mr Lai

Head Primate Keeper (Macaques)

Ms Aiengh

Primate Keeper (Macaques)

Ms Phong

Primate Keeper (Macaques)

Ms Pien

Primate Keeper (Gibbons, lorises and langurs)

Ms Pornmany

Primate Keeper (Macaques)

Ms Khampeng

Primate Keeper (Gibbons, lorises and langurs)

Ms Peangsy

Primate Keeper (Macaques)

Mr Somsak

Primate Keeper (Gibbons, lorises and langurs)

Bear Team

Mr Xaiyavieng

Head Bear Keeper

Ms Eu Dee

Bear Keeper

Ms Am

Bear Keeper

Ms Thavorn

Bear Keeper

Mammal Team

Ms Chon

Head Mammal Keeper

Ms Manyson

Mammal Keeper

Ms Chansy

Mammal Keeper

Bird Team

Ms Somchan

Head Bird Keeper

Ms Pinsouk

Bird Keeper

Ms Pew

Bird Keeper

Reptile Team

Mr Thongchan

Head Reptile Keeper

Ms Khamdy

Reptile Keeper

Ms Sing

Reptile Keeper

Ungulate Team

Mr Bounphone

Head Ungulate Keeper

Ms Viengporn

Ungulate Keeper

Ms Lhienthong

Ungulate Keeper

Mr In Kham

Ungulate Keeper

Elephant Team

Mr Bomp

Head Mahout

Mr Manychan

Mahout

Commissary

Ms Viengkham

Food Preparation Head

Ms Viengthong

Food Preparation

Ms Viengkhom

Food Preparation

Ms Bounthanoo

Food Preparation

Ms Chanmoon

Food Preparation

Horticulture

Ms Poovan

Head Horticulturist

Ms Pheuan

Horticulturist

Ms Vilaivan

Horticulturist

Groundskeeping

Ms Viengthavorn

Head Groundskeeper

Ms Petdavan

Groundskeeper

Ms Tingkham

Groundskeeper

Ms Khambang

Groundskeeper

Ms Yeangporn

Groundskeeper

Maintenance and Construction

Mr Khamaonh

Maintenance

Mr Aluon Sak

Maintenance

Ms Kham Haun

Maintenance

Mr Vornthong

Maintenance

Mr Liengseng

Maintenance

Mr Bounthan

Maintenance

Mr Kok

Maintenance

UK Charity Board Members

George Sullivan & Eve Mansfield