Dr Daniel Ramp is an environmental scientist working in the fields of wildlife ecology, road ecology and conservation biology. He has been a Voiceless Director since 2008.
Dan has a PhD from the University of Melbourne, was awarded an Australian Research Council Post-Doctoral Fellowship in 2003 and was a Research Fellow at the School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences at the University of New South Wales until 2011. Dan is currently a Senior Lecturer in the School of the Environment at The University of Technology, Sydney.
Dan’s research has focused particularly on macropods. He has been widely published in international scientific journals, has written numerous book chapters and for Australian conservation and animal welfare magazines. At the core of his research lies an engagement with the principles of compassionate conservation, a movement which considers the welfare and wellbeing of individual animals alongside other factors in decision making. In 2012, Dan co-founded THINKK Wildlife– the compassionate conservation project along with Voiceless Director Dror Ben-Ami.
Dan has served as a judge of Voiceless's annual Grants Program since the organisation was founded in 2004.