Andreas Kornevall is the co-Founder of WorkingAbroad (1997). He also founded the School Tree Nursery initiative in the UK and is currently the Director of Operations for the Earth Restoration Service www.earthrestorationservice.org and activist and campaigner for Restore the Earth Project: (www.restore-earth.org). He has also instigated the Life Cairn memorial - a memorial for species rendered extinct at human hands.A graduate in Public Relations and Communications (BPR) from Geneva, Switzerland, he has spent over 18 years working with innovative grassroots programmes in the ecological, cultural and social sectors; collaborating in countries such as India, USA, Thailand, Dutch Antilles, Costa Rica, Grenada, Ecuador, Swaziland, South Africa, Iceland, the Gambia etc. He is also a writer and storyteller, a member of the British Permaculture Association and a recording artist.
He runs a blog under: http://andreaskornevall.tumblr.com
A graduate from Durham University, UK, in Social Sciences and a TEFL qualified teacher, she has spent over 18 years travelling and working with volunteer organisations worldwide.
"Volunteering and travelling abroad for many years has shown me the importance of encouraging other people to take part in local community development, ecological restoration projects and cross-cultural exchange all throughout the world. I am also drawn to wild places, because they represent the preservation of the world!"
Aaron joined our team in September 2011. He graduated in Geography from the University of Southampton in 2011, and has a strong interest in conservation, flooding and the environment. He is the coordinator for several of our programmes in Nepal, India, the Maldives, Argentina, Thailand, Fiji, Vanuatu, Australia, Cambodia, New Zealand and Costa Rica. He also manages the WorkingAbroad website and our social networking pages.
WorkingAbroad Research Intern
Megan joined our team in October 2014. She has recently graduated from Bournemouth University with a degree in Ecology and Wildlife Conservation. Over the last few years she has worked abroad on conservation projects in Belgium, Kenya and South Africa. Megan helps WorkingAbroad with our media outreach, PR & communications, and NGO research.
WorkingAbroad Website Intern
Rowena graduated from the University of Birmingham with a degree in Geography, and joined the team in October 2014. One of her major interests is ecology, specifically entomology. During her time at university she developed her knowledge of website design and basic coding. She helps manage the WorkingAbroad website, social networking pages and digital marketing for our projects.
WorkingAbroad Blog Writer
A recent graduate in international relations and European politics with experience in research and organisational work in various political environments. Charlotte is a keen traveller and has been engaged in humanitarian and development projects in both Brazil and Ghana. Now living and working in Portugal, while also being a part-time blogger for WorkingAbroad.
WorkingAbroad Blog Wirter
Lauren attended Kenyon College in the USA where she majored in French and was the president of a community service society. After graduation in 2013, she moved to France, where she currently lives, to teach English as a Second Language. Passionate about community development and international education, she hopes to continue working abroad, and blogging for WorkingAbroad.com