THE WILDLIFETEK TEAM.
Dr. Kayleigh Fawcett Williams
Kayleigh is the founder of Wildlifetek & KFW Scientific & Creative. Kayleigh is a Wildlife Technology Trainer and Consultant, helping wildlife students, professionals & enthusiasts to improve their wildlife work using technology. Kayleigh has been using technology for wildlife applications for the past sixteen years.
In 2010, Kayleigh moved to Denmark to study for her PhD in Bioacoustics. Her doctoral work focused on the echolocation calls of Rhinolophus and Myotis bats in the laboratory and in the field (UK, Denmark & South Africa). During this time, Kayleigh discovered thermal imaging technology and began using this as an additional technique alongside her sound recording equipment. During this time, Kayleigh trained as a Thermographer at FLIR Headquarters in the UK.
Following her PhD studies, Kayleigh returned home to the UK in 2013 where she began working in a large consultancy surveying for bats. Here she began developing thermal survey methods for bats and other wildlife species. In 2016, Kayleigh travelled to New Zealand to train wildlife surveyors to use thermal imaging technology.
Line Faber Johannesen
Line is a Marine Biologist working on the population genetics of sharks at the University of Copenhagen.
Throughout her career, Line has worked extensively with various technologies for wildlife applications, including; trail cameras, thermal imaging cameras and acoustic equipment.
Her all-time favourite animals are muntjac deer!
Olivia has worked with a wide range of UK wildlife species, including: terrestrial mammals, amphibians and reptiles. She has a keen interest in bats and newts.
Olivia's research focuses on egg laying preferences of British newts on artificial substrates (great crested, smooth and palmate).
Olivia has used a variety of technology for wildlife, including; acoustic equipment, sound analysis software and thermal imaging cameras.