Posted: 10 August 2021
The World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) is pleased to welcome Worldwide Zoo Consultants to the global zoo and aquarium community as a new Corporate Member.
Established in 2011, Worldwide Zoo Consultants, based in the United Arab Emirates, is a global leader in the creation, development, and management of a wide variety of specialised animal facilities, attractions, and projects, from zoological parks, public aquariums, animal sanctuaries, living museums and immersive animal-based educational centres.
With two offices in the United Arab Emirates and one in South Africa, the company works internationally to offer a wide variety of specialised services to cater for all stages of the development of zoos and aquariums. The company’s vision is to develop, design and manage zoos, aquariums and other animal living museums that consistently prioritise the well-being, safety, and prosperity of animals.
Worldwide Zoo Consultants is already working with WAZA members, such as with the Al Ain Zoo, on their grand expansion plan.
“We are delighted to expand our global community by welcoming Worldwide Zoo Consultants as a new WAZA Corporate member,” said Dr Martín Zordan, Chief Executive Officer of the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA). “As a global community committed to high standards of animal welfare and conserving biodiversity, we are able to further increase our impact by having more like-minded organisations like Worldwide Zoo Consultants joining us.”
“It humbles us to be a part of this prestigious organisation and we are fully committed in our support for objectives and efforts to raise the bar for animal welfare and conservation,” said Tommy Wilken, Managing Director of Worldwide Zoo Consultants.
The World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) is the global alliance of regional associations, national federations, zoos and aquariums, dedicated to the care and conservation of animals and their habitats around the world.