Name: Chris Hallam

Occupation: Conservation Biologist

Institute/Affiliation: Wildlife Conservation Society Lao Program

Research and work topics: In addition to playing a mean lead guitar, Chris has worked on conservation projects in Madagascar and, for the past several years, in Laos, He is WCS's coordinator for a landscape-scale conservation project in a priority Saola area, along the former Ho Chi Minh Trail, in the Annamite mountains of east-central Laos. He hopes one day to write a Top 40 hit about Saola.

Asian wild cattle species of expertise: Saola

Asian wild cattle countries of expertise: Laos