Vince Smith

Smith holds an MSc in Behavioral Ecology and has devoted much of his life to wildlife conservation. From 1987-93 he was a senior keeper of apes at Chester Zoo, while also working as a consultant for the Jane Goodall Institute in the Republic of Congo. In 1993 he left England to set up and manage the Sweetwaters Chimpanzee Sanctuary in Nanyuki, Kenya. Since January 2000 he has been living in Rwanda, where he is the regional director for the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund.