Nikki Savvides is an intrepid traveler passionate about animals, the environment and ethical tourism. She holds a PhD in Cultural Studies. Her thesis studied the work of conservation, ecotourism and animal welfare projects at a number of sites across Asia.
Nikki is currently working on a book about elephant welfare and conservation in Thailand, with a specific focus on the devastating effects that deforestation has had on a marginalized indigenous group with a thousand year ancestral history working with elephants.
Nikki is from Sydney, Australia, but is currently based in Brooklyn, New York. She is the co-founder of Brooklyn-based editing company Write On Editors.