Author Fernando Turmo

Fernando Turmo is the Jane Goodall Institute’s Image and Communications Coordinator and is based at JGI's Tchimpounga Chimpanzee Rehabilitation Center in the Republic of Congo. After working as an illustrator and designer in his home country of Spain, Fernando joined JGI in 2006 and became the resident photographer and videographer at Tchimpounga. Fernando loves bringing the stories of Tchimpounga’s chimpanzees to life through photos and video for all of JGI’s supporters. One of Fernando’s favorite moments that he captured on film was the chimpanzee Wounda giving Dr. Jane Goodall a hug after being released onto Tchindzoulou Island.