Patricio Ndadzela’s experience leading the complex 5-year USAID-funded Malawi Zambia trans-frontier project on combatting wildlife crime is invaluable as IFAW looks to continue its work in the landscape through sustained partnerships with Departments of National Parks and Wildlife, Community Resource Boards and other stakeholders.
Patricio brings more than 30 years of conservation leadership experience, including strategic planning and management, high level diplomacy and fundraising. Prior to joining IFAW he was Malawi Country Director for African Parks, reporting to the Chief Executive of African Parks and was responsible for the restoration, development, and management of Majete Wildlife Reserve. Earlier in his career, as the Divisional Wildlife Manager for the Malawi Department of National Parks and Wildlife, Patricio focused on wildlife conservation development and management of four protected areas in southern Malawi.
Malawi Country Director, African Parks
Divisional Wildlife Manager, Malawi Department of National Parks and Wildlife
Masters Degree, Strategic Management from University – Derby, UK
Bachelors Degree, Natural Resources Management – Egerton University, Kenya
Diploma, Wildlife Management – African College of Wildlife Management, Mweka, Tanzania.