Carmen is the Biomonitoring Manager for Welgevonden Game Reserve in the Waterberg, Limpopo Province, South Africa. Under the Research Ecologist, she leads the team responsible for the ongoing ecological monitoring of the Reserve and manages the Research Camp, which hosts students, volunteers and researchers that assist will the monitoring, data collection and research. She also serves as secretary/treasurer for the Waterberg Nature Conservancy. Carmen takes pride in the education element of her role and is passionate about rhino and cheetah conservation. Camera trapping on the Reserve is a valuable monitoring tool for her, particularly for the elusive species such as black rhino and the mesocarnivores.