Raw Wildlife's small-group, Signature Encounter tours are lead by qualified wildlife professionals who will take you along roads less well-travelled and deliver you a truly incredible learning experience centred on the unique wildlife.
Raw Wildlife Encounters (RAW) founder and CEO, Jessica McKelson developed her leading edge eco-tourism model from spending six months in Sumatra, Indonesia, after becoming the youngest Australian to be awarded the International Specialised Skills Institute (ISSI) Fellowship in 2006, awarded by the Pratt Foundation.
Amy is head of Primates at Auckland Zoo and has worked with primates and a wide variety of other species for almost 20 years. She has travelled extensively, working with primates in Africa and Asia and has led Raw adventures since 2013, making her the most experienced wildlife leader on the team!
Paul enjoys adventure travel and loves the more challenging treks! Working for Zoos South Australia highlighted the devastation of South East Asian habitat. This has led Paul to become active in various environmental organisations and advocate positive actions to prevent further damage. He is also a life member of Free the Bears and RSPCA, amongst others.