Gy Ovenden

Gy is the founder of Discover Wells Gray that has run guided interpretive tours and hikes in Wells Gray Park since 2008. Having earned a PhD in Animal Biology from the University of Sheffield, UK, he worked for many years as a botanist, ecologist and latterly as a nature conservation and biodiversity policy advisor for the UK Government. He is a director of Tourism Wells Gray and member of Wells Gray Search and Rescue. Gy lives with his family on a tributary of the Clearwater River.