Paula is an ecologist and a passionate tree-hugger. She spent many years studying monkeys and elephants in Kenya and worked for the Kenya Wildlife Service on wildlife policy, trade and park management and later managed a quarry restoration company. She is passionate about Africa and conservation, saving wild species and wild places – all for a purely selfish reason, so that she can enjoy them. Her goal is to encourage all people to love nature. She is the executive Director of Wildlife Direct, Inc.