Samantha Watkins

Samantha Watkins

Samantha Watkins is a Project Manager at FCG ANZDEC. Samantha attained a Bachelor of Science in Ecology specialising in Biosecurity and Conservation (2012) and a Postgraduate Diploma in Environmental Science (2014) from the University of Auckland, as well as a Master of Science in Environment and Development (2016) from the University of Edinburgh. She has spent half of her life in Manila, Philippines and the other half in Auckland, New Zealand, of South Korean and New Zealand heritage. Her mixed cultural background and experience in a developing country gives her a unique perspective on the global North versus South, and a passion for sustainable development. Samantha’s interests lie in biodiversity conservation and human-wildlife conflicts related to conservation activities.

Email: samantha.watkins@fcganzdec.co.nz