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Dale Forbes


Dale grew up in the forests and savannas of South Africa, developing a love for nature from a young age. After completing an MSc in Zoology, he moved to Central America to continue his work in conservation biology, working on Scarlet Macaws and Whale Sharks.

Dale has been with SWAROVSKI OPTIK since 2009 and is the Head of Strategic Business Development. In this role he is focussed on the mid-term strategic development of the company, developing global partnerships, the management of the main target groups and global market insight.

Passionate about conservation, he is a member of BirdLife International’s Advisory Board.

Learn about Dale’s interesting research on the birders of the world