Consultants and Contributors
There is an ever-growing group of people who are knowledgeable and skilled in their fields who the foundation regularly calls upon for advice and support. Among the individuals who have contributed their time and energy to the foundation's work since Project Gaia's inception are:
Dr Patrick J Schembri BSc, MSc, PhD (Glasgow)
Led the team which compiled the Ecological Survey of the Għajn Tuffieħa Area (May 1997)
Edwin Lanfranco MSc
Contributed to the Ecological Survey of the Għajn Tuffieħa Area (May 1997)
Eman Calleja BSc, DSPU (Env Rest) MSc (Env Mangt) &
Victoria Gajdarova Calleja MSc (For), DSPU (Env. Mangt) MSc (Ecol & Env Prot)
Together compiled An Ecological Survey of the Rdum il-Majjiesa Area (May 2000) and the Project Persephone (Organic farming) Report (Nov 2000).
Eman is also regularly called upon to give ad hoc advice on native trees and shrubs and their propagation.
Dr Godwin Debono PhD
Compiled a report on the Geology, Geomorphology and Hydrology of the Għajn Tuffieħa Area (May 1997).
Dr Anton Micallef PhD. & Michelle Cassar MSc.
Anton and Michelle contributed to the drawing up of the Management Plan for Ramla Bay and Environs, Gozo (Nov 2000).
They are also responsible for the administration of the LIFE funds received by the foundation and regular reporting of the project's progress to the EU-LIFE Programme office in IcoD's role as Director of the LIFE funded projects within Project Gaia.
David Pisani of Working Light Ltd
Commissioned to carry out photogrammetric surveys of the Għajn Tuffieħa Tower and slopes.
Dr Aloisia de Trafford B.A. (Hons.), M.A. (Lond.), PhD
Compiled a Management Plan for the Cultural Heritage of Ramla Bay and Environs, Gozo (August 2001).
Joseph Borg (Żeppi)
As an experienced olive tree grower and producer of olive oil, Żeppi is always ready with advice relating to Project Athene.
Andre's experience with organic agriculture gained when he was growing his own vegetables has been of great benefit to Project Persephone.
Dr Adriana Vella PhD
Consultant; Conservation biologist.
Dr Saviour Scerri PhD
College of Agriculture, consultant, sustainable agriculture.