Mark Kingston Jones Bio
Mark Kingston Jones has been involved in the animal welfare field since 2004. He is a Workshop Coordinator and Level 1 Instructor for The Shape of Enrichment and Co-Founder of Team Building with BITE. In addition to running over 30 of his own Student Environmental Enrichment Courses, in the UK, he has been an Instructor on 20 SHAPE workshops and 2 others, in the UK, USA, Indonesia, South Africa, Romania, Russia, Lithuania, Uganda, Vietnam, Singapore, Armenia, India, and Croatia. Previous to becoming self-employed in 2014, he worked at Howletts and Port Lympne Wild Animal Parks, as ‘Head of Education and Research’. In addition to organizing talks, workshops and conferences he has organized over 100 enrichment team building workshops, as well as working with keepers to design and implement enrichment ideas. Mark is the SHAPE-UK & Ireland Events Co-Coordinator, an Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Kent, and a Trustee for Lakeview Monkey Sanctuary. He has been an author/co-author of 13 publications and presented 47 talks at conferences, both nationally and internationally.
- CLICK HERE for the team building with bite website
- CLICK HERE for the shape of enrichment website
- CLICK HERE for the conservation finder website mark mentioned in the podcast
- CLICK HERE for SEEC (Student Environmental Enrichment Course) facebook page
- CLICK HERE for a collection of enrichment videos on the SHAPE UK/IRELAND FB page