Chris Banks

Manager, Conservation Partnerships
Zoos Victoria

Chris Banks is the Manager of Conservation Partnerships at Zoos Victoria and works to build its links with overseas organisations. Foremost is conservation partnerships that deliver measurable outcomes for wildlife and people. He first worked as a keeper at Melbourne Zoo in 1969 and has served in a series of roles with the organisation, including as Acting Director of Healesville Sanctuary. He was instrumental in the establishing of the sister zoo relationship between Zoos Victoria and Port Moresby Nature Park.