The Board

Board members of the 1000Pan database are experts on bonobo and chimpanzee behavior in wild living communities whose work adds to our understanding of the evolutionary roots of and the factors driving the evolution of language and cognition.

Simone Pika

Founder and Manager of the database

Tobias Deschner

Director of the Ozouga Chimpanzee Project

Ammie Kalan

Acting manager of the database

Martin Surbeck

Director of the Kokolopori Bonobo Project