Le Khac Quyet

Biologist

Le Khac Quyet is among Vietnam’s leading field biologists and a member of the IUCN/SSC Primate Specialist Group. In 2002, Le discovered a new population of the Tonkin snub-nosed monkey, one of the world’s most endangered primates. He earned a Ph.D. in biological anthropology from the University of Colorado, Boulder in 2014, and won the prestigious Sabin Prize for Excellence in Primate Conservation that same year. Le is also an avid photographer and enjoys using his photos to inspire others to care about the planet.