The Shape of Enrichment, Team Building with BITE
Mark Kingston Jones has been involved in the animal welfare field since 2004. He is a Workshop Coordinator and Level 1 Instructor for The Shape of Enrichment. In addition to running over 25 of his own Student Environmental Enrichment Courses, in the UK, he has been an Instructor on 17 SHAPE workshops and 2 others, in the UK, Indonesia, South Africa, Romania, Russia, Lithuania, Uganda, Vietnam, Armenia, India and Croatia. Previous to becoming self-employed in 2014, he worked at Howletts and Port Lympne Wild Animal Parks, as ‘Head of Education and Research’. In addition to organizing talks, workshops and conferences he has organized over 75 enrichment team building workshops, as well as working with keepers to design and implement enrichment ideas. Mark is the SHAPE-UK & Ireland Events Co-Coordinator, an Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Kent, and a Trustee for Lakeview Monkey Sanctuary. He has been an author on 13 papers and presented 37 talks at conferences, both nationally and internationally.