CLZ is governed by an active Board comprising 13 dedicated individuals


Management Team

CEO: Ian Stevenson

General Manager: Cesca Cooke

Operations Manager: Rabson Tembo

Base Camp Manager: Ohenda Kanguya

PR & Fundraising Officer: Nikita Iyengar

Environmental Education Manager: Besa Kaoma

Maintenance Manager: Dale Roche

Finance and Projects: Hanneke Hogerheijde

Data Management Officer: Bwalya Kampamba

Operations Assistants: Rodgers Fumpa and Timo Kanyaya

Base Camp Staff: Dick, James, Ophen, Webby, Davy, Nyowani, Oliver, Miriam, Macha, Derrick, Lillian




CLZ is governed by a voluntary Board, which is democratically elected at an Annual General Meeting under the constitution and made up of members from the Lower Zambezi and independent supporters.

CLZ Board Members

Chairman: Riccardo Garbaccio, Kanyemba Lodge, Lower Zambezi
Vice-chairman: Anita Balletto, A to Z Solutions, Lusaka
Treasurer: Alan Harkness, Lusaka
Secretary: Sarah Davies, Wildlife Crime Prevention, Lusaka
Chief Executive Officer: Ian Stevenson, CLZ
Sipho Phiri, Entrepreneur, Lusaka
Grant Cumings, Chiawa Camp and Old Mondoro, Lower Zambezi
Timothy Featherby, Baines River Camp, Lower Zambezi
Jason Mott, Sausage Tree Camp, Lower Zambezi
Juri van Zyl, Buya Bamba, Lusaka
Keira Irwin, Proflight, Lusaka
Mark Pearson, Lusaka
Jealous “Chops” Nyandowo, Mtondo Camp and Kayila Lodge, Lower Zambezi
Carrol Fleming, Mazabuka


George Sokota
Grant Cumings
Alan Watson



CLZ employs 47 local Zambian people. On average 5 people benefit from 1 person with a job, so in effect 235 people benefit from being employed to CLZ