Coordinating Team

Wetlands International Staff

Szabolcs Nagy

Szabolcs coordinates the strategic development of waterbird monitoring activties in the African-Eurasian fylway and the development of policy relevant outputs in close collaboration with the African-Eurasian Waterbird Monitoring Partnership and the AEWA Technical Committee. 

Tom Langendoen

Tom works on data management, analysis and communications for the IWC. He helps National Coordinators with IWC data submissions, deals with data requests, producing our regular newsletters and reports and maintaining some of the regional IWC web pages. If you would like to receive our AEWC regional newsletter, have a data request or wish to submit IWC counts, please contact him at Tom . Langendoen @ wetlands . org.

Stephan Flink

Stephan's main area is wetlands information management, but he assists in communications, especially with Francophone countries, and data analyses.

Lammert Hilarides

Lammert leads the maintainance and further developments of our online databases.

Wetlands International Associate Experts

Abdoulaye Ndiaye

Abdoulaye is the Capacity Building Manager at Wetlands International Africa office in Dakar, Senegal. A fluent French and English speaker, Abdoulaye has led and contributed to many capacity building projects across Africa, including the Wings Over Wetlands project and a project with many partners to strengthen waterbird conservation along the coast of West Africa. Abdoulaye has worked hard to promote African waterbird initiatives and activities on the international stage, including at the 5th AEWA MoP (


Tim Dodman

Tim is a Wetlands International Associate Expert. Tim’s main work is in wetlands conservation in Africa, where he has lived in SomaliaZambia and  Senegal, with missions in around 40 countries. He has been closely involved in the African Waterbird Census and Waterbird Population Estimates for many years, and is a co-author of the Atlas of Wader Populations in Africa and Eurasia. Tim was also the lead author of the Wings Over Wetlands Flyways Training Kit and lead author or contributor to numerous African Waterbird Census reports.