James Robertson

James Robertson, a well-known private safari guide in Eastern and Southern Africa, has been Partner/Director of the renowned Ker & Downey Safaris of Kenya since 1985. As a 4th generation British Kenyan raised in the African bush, he is a deeply committed, forward-thinking conservationist. He has been Partner of Sokwe Camps since 1991 and Asilia Lodges in Tanzania since 2005. As one of the founding directors of the Mara Conservancy, his extensive knowledge of the strengths and weaknesses of Kenya’s parks and reserves has helped create a new paradigm of community-based conservation. James has also contributed his knowledge and vision of conservation to Northern Rangelands Trust, Kenya Wildife Trust, Kitirua Wildlife Conservancy, and Maasai Wilderness Conservation Trust.