The Asian Elephant Specialist Group consist of 118 specialists from 21 countries across the globe as member of the group with diverse skill sets
The AsESG consist of 118 specialists from 21 countries across the globe as member of the group with diverse skill sets. Almost 1/4 th of the memberships are females and the average age of the group is 47.8 years with the maximum representation in the group of 41-50 years. Apart from the members, the Group also has Ex-officio officials from all Range States nominated by the Ministry looking after elephant conservation in the country.
The Group is chaired by Mr Vivek Menon. Ms. Heidi Riddle is the Vice-Chair and Dr. Wong Ee Phin is the Deputy Chair of the Group. Dr. Prajna Paramita Panda works as Program Manager for AsESG. Dr A. Christy Williams is the AsESG Red List Coordinator.