Louise N. Leakey

Louise N. Leakey
  • Director and Research Scientist
    FOSSILAFRICA - Turkana Basin Institute

BSc in Geology and Biology; graduate, United World College of Atlantic, University of Bristol; PhD in Palaeontology, University of London. National Geographic Explorer in Residence; Director Turkana Basin Institute; Leader, palaeontological expeditions to Lake Turkana Basin, Northern Kenya; led team that announced discovery of new hominid species. Member, Advisory Board: Fund for Wild Nature; Wildlife Direct; Sea Shepherd International; Global Studies Foundation. Interests: conservation, environmental education, pilot, wine making.