South Asia Region: Gowri Mallapur
Tillari Biodiversity Research Trust
Gowri is the Chief Operating Officer and the onsite veterinarian at the Madras Crocodile
bank Trust. She joined MCBT in 2008.
She is involved with all ascpects of the programs and operations at MCBT and field projects including working with the education dteam in executing programs at the zoo and in the in-situ projects.
Gowri is a veterinarian by training and is passionate about conservation issues and environmental education especially related to herpetofaunal and has been working in this field for more than a decade.
Gowri is keen to work more closely with the education and outreach components of MCBT’s in-situ projects including capacity building of frontline staff of the Forest Department. She is also hoping to work closely with communities and aim towards spreading the message of conservation in a manner that is all enc