We have invited a number of international speakers with different types of expertises ranging from hedgehog researchers, specialised veterinarians, hedgehog carers and NGO staff.

All presentations will be in English.

  • Dr Nigel Reeve, BHPS trustee, Former Head of Ecology for The Royal Parks in London, UK
  • Dr Lucy Bearman-Brown, Senior Lecturer and Programme Manager, Hartpury University and Hartpury College, UK
  • Kate Davies, MRes in ecology, PhD student at Nottingham Trent University, UK
  • Dr Aage Kristian Olsen Alstrup, Associate Professor, DVetMed, PhD, Dr. Vet. Sci., Nuclear Medicine and PET Center, Aarhus University Hospital & Department of Clinical Medicine, Aarhus University, Denmark
  • Grace Johnson, BSc (Hons) Zoology, Hedgehog Officer, Hedgehog Street, People’s Trust for Endangered Species and British Hedgehog Preservation Society, UK
  • Dr Sophie Lund Rasmussen, Project leader of The Danish Hedgehog Project, Research fellow at the Wildlife Conservation Research Unit (WildCRU), University of Oxford, UK
  • Dr Anne Berger, Hedgehog researcher, Leibniz-Institut für Zoo- und Wildtierforschung (IZW) im Forschungsverbund Berlin e.V., Germany
  • Rikke Hansen, DVetMed, City Dyreklinik, Denmark
  • Dr Brawin Kumar, Hedgehog researcher, Project coordinator for the Hedgehog Conservation Project , Act India Foundation, India
  • Dr Katharina Seilern-Moy, Wildlife Veterinarian and Postdoctoral Researcher with the Garden Wildlife Health Project, Institute of Zoology at the Zoological Society of London, UK
  • Emily Thrift, MSc in zoology, PhD student, University of Sussex, UK
  • Hugh Warwick, Author, ecologist and spokesperson for the British Hedgehog Preservation Society, UK
  • Emily Harper, Wild Hogs Hedgehog Rescue Manager and PhD student, Nottingham Trent University, UK
  • Dr Barbora Černá Bolfíková, Head of the Department of Animal Sciences and Food Processing, Czech University of Life Sciences Prague, Czech Republic
  • Dylan Yaffy, BVetMed, DipACVP, Lecturer in Zoo and Wildlife Pathology, Royal Veterinary College, UK
  • Yannick Van de Weyer, DVM, MSc (Wild Animal Health), MRCVS, Resident in veterinary pathology, University of Liverpool, UK
  • Paulina Pawlikowska, Magister in Applied Psychology, National Hedgehog Monitoring Programme, PhD student, Nottingham Trent University, UK
  • Vicky Grant, MSc in Environmental Assessment and Management, Uist Native Wildlife Project Manager, RSPB Scotland, UK
  • Thomas Churchyard, MPhil in Conservation Leadership, Outer Hebrides Island Manager, RSPB Scotland, UK
  • Dr Abigail Gazzard, Programme Officer, IUCN SSC Small Mammal Specialist Group, Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust, UK
Photo by Inge Tornkjær. Dr Sophie Lund Rasmussen presenting her research at the European Hedgehog Research Group Workshop in London, February 2019.