Simon Tamungang is an enthusiastic field ornithologist and an associate professor of applied ecology and wildlife management. He holds a doctorate and a master’s degree in wildlife management from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. He is an alumnus research fellow of two Commonwealth Fellowships in the UK at the University of Nottingham (2002–2003) and the University of Greenwich (2016) respectively. Simon currently heads the Department of Basic Sciences in the College of Technology, University of Bamenda and is also a visiting senior lecturer and researcher in the Department of Animal Biology, University of Dschang, both in Cameroon. Simon enjoys working on projects that involve land-use planning, ecological modelling vis-à-vis proactive biodiversity planning, policy and regulation for biological resources conservation, and sustainable development. His research focuses mainly on understanding the impact and consequences of ecological pressures on wildlife resources. Simon is working to ascertain critical adaptive indicators that seek to optimize survivorship and reproduction amidst defined habitat pressures and sustainable benchmarks for ecological resilience. His research publications explore these issues with regard to the African Grey Parrot (Psittacus erithacus) and other wildlife species.