Aiesha is the Country Manager of WWF Guianas, Guyana Office for about two years, having responsibility for managing and oversight of WWF’s Conservation programme and overall Operations in Guyana. With almost ten years of working with WWF, and all together seventeen years of working experience in the conservation field. Aiesha has extensive expertise in the wildlife and wetlands research and monitoring, biodiversity conservation, freshwater and protected areas management, and community-based conservation.
She holds a Master’s Degree in Conservation and Tourism from the University of Kent, Canterbury, within which her thesis focused on community-based tourism within protected areas; and a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology, from the University of Guyana with her final research project focused on the distribution of endangered species in Guyana.
Aiesha also previously work at Iwokrama International Centre, and with the EPA’s National Wildlife Surveys. She also lectured the Wildlife Management Course for Guyana School of Agriculture’s Regional Educational Programme for Animal Health Assistants. Aiesha volunteered with the Guyana Red Cross and is a member of the Guyana Heritage Society.