Staff Profiles

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Daniel Roper-Jones


Dan "The Animal Man" started his career in Madagascar. While studying lemur behavior as a student, he also produced the award-winning film Nosy Maitso. Dan came to Cambodia in 2013, and launched Fauna in Focus in 2015.

Lula Belinfante

Grants & Fundraising Officer

Lula joined the team in 2018 to help take Fauna in Focus to the next level. She comes from a career in international development and has already spent time working in Asia in the health and human rights sector.

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Chea Samban


You might know him as “The David Attenborough of Cambodia.” Samban has been with Fauna in Focus since the very beginning, and is also the host of A Cambodian Nature Film and a Wildlife Instructor.

Dyna Sovan Rattanak


Rattanak is known as “Monkey” by her friends and family. A budding film-maker and local wildlife expert, Rattanak joined FIF in 2017. She is teaching our education programs and is taking a lead role in project administration.

Christie Pink


Christie is using her skills in graphic design to help us finish our master plan, fundraising graphics and online promotional materials. She is also taking a lead role in the development of our nature education programs.


Volunteers & Contributors

Fauna in Focus relies on the help and contribution of many volunteers and contributors. Without these amazing people we would not be able to do the work we do! 


George & Victoria


George and Victoria are the startup benefactors for Fauna in Focus, and have graciously donated their financial support during these early years.

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Stephane De Greef


Stephane has donated his time and expertise as a photographer. He also helped raise support for our film, and made sure we included a scene on insects.

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Stefan Byrd-Kreuger


Stefan is a life-long friend and is volunteering as a board member and adviser. His background is data analysis, marketing and web design. Just look at those glasses.

Jyoti Degroote


Jyoti's many contributions have helped shape the development of our project, from graphic design to project administration and overall moral support.

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Oyen Rodriguez


Oyen is a professional filmmaker with a passion for wildlife that lives in the water. He has donated his skills and time to help produce our Cambodian Nature Film.


Stefania Pirani


Stefania volunteered for Fauna in Focus for several months in early 2017, and played a major roll in securing our first USAID/Winrock grant for film distribution. 

Terence Cigler


At age 14 Terrence produced his first wildlife documentary. He volunteered his skills to help finish our nature film with his special underwater camera.