Mbunya Francis Nkemnyi holds a Master of Science degree in Advance Studies in Human Ecology from the Vlije University Brussel, Belgium. He was born and raised in the South West Region of Cameroon, where he studied and obtained his Bachelor of Sciences degree in Botany from the University of Buea in 2007. He immediately opted to practice conservation biology with the Environment and Rural Development Foundation (ERuDeF) Cameroon and has been actively involved in the conservation of great apes in the Lebialem-Mone Forest Landscape, Western Cameroon since 2007. His interest and capabilities are in conservation program management, biological and socioeconomic surveys and environmental impact assessment. He has a special love for primate studies. His dream is to be one of the world famous conservationists through his research work.