About Steve Boyes

Steve Boyes is a Fellow of the National Geographic Society and a 2013 National Geographic Emerging Explorer for his work in the Okavango Delta and on the Cape Parrot Project. He has dedicated his life to conserving Africa’s wilderness areas and the species that depend upon them. After having worked as a camp manager and wilderness guide in the Okavango Delta and doing his PhD field work on the little-known Meyer’s Parrot, Steve took up a position as a Centre of Excellence Postdoctoral Fellow at the Percy FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology. In 2019 Steve and the National Geographic Okavango Wilderness Project won the Rolex Explorer of the year
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