Commercial Exploitation of Primates Working Group

Concerned with the commercial exploitation of primates and/or their body parts. The extent of the illegal primate trade is hard to quantify, but it has serious ramifications for primate conservation & welfare.


Download an illustrated information sheet about keeping primates as pets. along with an infographic

We were instrumental in writing IPS policy Harvesting of Wild Primates for Biomedical Research

Working Group Members:

Mr Tanvir Ahmed

Dr Smitha Daniel

Ms Andrea Dempsey

Dr Malene Friis Hansen

Dr Amani Kitegele

Dr Angela Maldonado

Dr Felicity Oram

Dr Maria Ferreira da Silva

Dr Denise Spaan

Dr Magdalena Svensson

Dr Sian Waters (Vice Chair)

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