Name: Bouaphan Phanthavong

Occupation: Director, Division of Forest Resources Conservation (DFRC)

Institute/Affiliation: Lao Department of Forestry

Research and work topics: Bouaphan has national oversight for wildlife conservation and protected area management in Laos. In the late 1980s and early 1990s he was instrumental in surveying and setting up Laos's network of 21 National Protected Areas.

Asian wild cattle species of expertise: Saola

Asian wild cattle countries of expertise: Laos