Prof Liesl van As is the Head of the Department of Zoology and Entomology at The University of The Free State.
Co-organiser and researcher of the Okavango Fish Parasite Project. (TOWARDS THE CONSERVATION OF THE ENDANGERED FISHES OF THE OKAVANGO DELTA, BOTSWANA). Apart from also getting involved with a few local community projects, the Leseding Research Camp has been established in 2005.
Currently, I am in the process to establish new collaborations with stakeholders in Botswana and South Africa as well as following up on existing ones.