Australian High Commission
Republic of Kenya

Launch of the Interpol Environmental Security Office in Nairobi, 6 October 2014


Head of INTERPOL's Environmental Security Sub-Directorate, David Higgins (left) shares a laugh with British High Commissioner Dr. Christian Turner during the event

L-R: Kuki Gallmann, Founder of the Kuki Gallmann Memorial Foundation; Paula Kahumbu, Executive Director of Wildlife Direct; Jeff Cernyar, the UNEP Deputy Permanent Representative from the US Embassy (back row in glasses); Hon Justice Nzioki Makau, Judge of the Industrial Court and Chairman of the Tsavo Trust; H.E. Remi Marechaux, French Ambassador; Mr Leonard Maingi, Senior Assistant Director of Public Prosecutions

David Higgins elaborates on the strategy of the newly established INTERPOL Environmental Security Office

L-R: Mr Enock Mwanje, Uganda Revenue Authority; Mr Conrad Thorpe OBE, Executive Director of Salama Fikira; Ms Kaori Yasuda, Bilateral Relations Officer at IUCN; and Mr Daniel Assefa, Ethiopia Wildlife Conservation Authority

Mr Deon Burger from INTERPOL's Environmental Crime Program in Lyon (centre) speaks with Paul Stanfield, Regional Operations Manager at the British National Crime Agency (right) and Mr Robert Ferguson, Director of Security at Vulcan Inc

High Commissioner Geoff Tooth speaks with participants from a recent INTERPOL workshop who attended the launch

L-R: Mr Leonard Maingi, Senior Assistant Director of Public Prosecutions; Hon Justice Nzioki Makau; and Ms Wacheke Michuki, Research Officer at the Australian High Commission

Dave Atkinson and Paul Budgen from Orchid Training speak with Richard Stanford, Senior Liaison Officer from the Australian Federal Police (centre)

David Higgins and Kuki Gallmann during the launch

L-R: Canadian High Commissioner David Angell; Joanne Stirling, spouse of High Commissioner Geoff Tooth; and Kate Angell, spouse of David Angell