Head Guide / Tour Operator
Summary of Engelbert’s qualifications:
- Advanced degree in Wildlife and Tourism Management
- 15 years’ experience at Tanzania National Parks
- 7 years in the tourism industry
- Recent entrepreneurial venture with Jackal Adventures.
Engelbert was born and raised on the slopes of the Ngorongoro Highlands in 1971. He started his career working for Tanzania National Parks (TANAPA) for 15 years from 1993-2008
Engelbert served in a variety of departments during his time with the National Parks. He worked in the Anti-poaching department and learned how to find the animals in their natural habitat. If you can find the animals, you can find the poachers. Engelbert worked in the Ecological Monitoring department learning the intricacies of the parks ecology. Engelbert also worked in the Tourism, Veterinary, Community conservation, and Service Works departments.
Engelbert’s studies include a certificate course at the College of Africana Wildlife Management-MWEKA in 2003. He returned to the college of African Wildlife management and tourism for an advanced diploma in Wildlife and Tourism Management in 2012 and attended several courses on tourism hospitality and customer care technique.
Engelbert started guiding safaris with Leopard tours in 2008. He moved to Safari Legacy in 2012 and started freelancing in August 2014 while preparing to start Jackal Adventures. Jackal Adventures guided its first trip in February 2015.