Wesley holds an MSc Degree in Ecological Sciences which he obtained from the University of KwaZulu-Natal. His MSc focused on aquatic bio-monitoring and the wellbeing of freshwater fish populations in 30 river systems across KwaZulu-Natal. His interests lie in the field of aquatic sciences and bio-monitoring. He began his 12 month internship in February 2019. Whilst working at INR he will be involved in the Environmental management and the ecosystems themes. He has a range of skills within these themes with a focus on aquatic biomonitoring and aims to continue to develop his skills further.