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Hariyo T. Wibisono

PhD on Wildlife Ecology, University of Delaware

Hariyo T. Wibisono, known as Beebach, a well-rounded conservation practitioner with more than 25 years of professional experience, grew up from a field-based project manager to be a renowned conservation scientist and senior manager. His leading roles at national level has been proven through his significant contribution in the development of national policies, including the National Tiger Strategic and Action Plan (2007) and the National Tiger Recovery Program (2010). At international level, he is an active member of the IUCN Cat Specialist Group since 2010 ( and one of the assessors for the IUCN Red List of the Sumatran tiger (2008) and global tiger (2015) conservation status. Beebach, holds a master’s degree in Wildlife and Fisheries Conservation from the Department of Natural Resources Conservation, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Massachusetts, USA and a PhD from the the Department of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, University of Delaware, US. He currently serves San Diego Zoo Global as a Research Fellow in Population Sustainability. His main objective is to fill gaps of knowledge in large carnivore ecology, encompasses a wide range of research questions concerning the ecology, behavior, and genetics, in response to anthropogenic factors; all to assist the Government of Indonesia and conservation fellows to improve their conservation interventions. As a scientist, his skills and knowledge has been proven through his contribution as lead and co-author of several scientific publications in major peer-reviewed international journals (


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    PhD on Wildlife Ecology, University of Delaware