Dr. Faye Thompson | Education Mentor

Industry Specialism

Conservation & Ecology and Mathematical Science

About Faye

Research Ecologist

Faye’s background lies in two distinct fields of expertise: Actuarial Science and Conservation and Biodiversity research. Faye graduated in Actuarial Science in London and subsequently worked as a life insurance consultant, developing skills in statistical modelling and financial reporting. Faye’s passion for wildlife and the natural world soon overtook and she was selected to lead a biodiversity research project in South Africa, living there for over a year. Faye has completed an MSc and PhD in Ecology and Biodiversity from the University of Exeter and continues to lead research programmes in east Africa and the Americas.

Faye has worked on the delivery of our programmes in the UK and Tanzania.

Why I love doing these events…

“Seeing innovative green products being created using only cardboard, Sellotape and imagination!”