SOP TEAM

Technical team


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David BEAUNE

PhD in ecology

DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMS


Thomas GHESTEMMEProject manager
  • Conservation Projects manager : Fatu Hiva Monarch, Polynesian Ground-dove and Tuamotu Kingfisher
Caroline BLANVILLAINVeterinary doctor
  • Conservation Projects manager : Tahiti Monarch
  • Biosecurity measures in Rimatara and Ua Huka
  • Setting up of Sustainable Development and ecotourism projects
Tehani WITHERSProject manager
  • Biosecurity projects in Acteon and Gambier islands
  • Setting up of conservation projects in Marquesas and Rapa remote islands
Laurent YANField technician
  • Implementation and follow-up of conservation actions for the Tahiti Monarch
  • Field team supervisor in Tahiti
  • School projects and Plants nurseries manager
  • Purchasing and Logistics manager
Arthur MATOHIField technician
  • Implementation and follow-up of conservation actions for the Fatu Hiva Monarch
  • Field team supervisor in Fatu Hiva
Emile TAUAPAOHUTechnical Assistant - On the right of the photo
  • Assistance in the follow-up and implementation of conservation actions for the Fatu Hiva Monarch

Together with the technical team

Josquin MICHOUD-SCHMIDT

  • Monitoring and implementation of the conservation actions of the Monarch of Tahiti
  • Framing hard-to-reach areas

Jean-François BUTAUD

  • Floristic inventories
  • Ecological restoration
  • Plants nursery projects

Trainees and volonteers

They work with us in 2017
Maya TEHAU

Trainee secretary

Internship placement


Camille SOI LOUK

Trainee L2  Biological sciences – University of French Polynesia

Phenology of the little fire ants in Tahiti


Timeri DARIUS

Trainee L2  Biological sciences – University of French Polynesia

The little fire ant’s impact on the entomofauna in Tahiti


Raphaël GOUYET

Master 2 Ecological Expertise and Biodiversity Management – Aix-Marseille University

Spatio-temporal study of feral cats in Fatu Hiva


Alice BOUSSEYROUX

Civic Service Volunteer in 2017

Ecological study on Wasmannia auropunctata and evaluation of the impacts of this ant and its chemical fight on local biodiversity


Teiva MARAETEFAU

Civic Service Volunteer in 2017

Management of invasive species for the preservation of the Tahiti Monarch


Jerry MARAETAATA

Civic Service Volunteer in 2017

Management of invasive species for the preservation of the Fatu Hiva Monarch


Aldo MITITAI

Civic Service Volunteer in 2017

Management of invasive species for the preservation of the Fatu Hiva Monarch