A brief look at his career:
Dr. Reza Khan is the Director of the Dubai Zoo, and has a career spanning zoology, biology and natural history stretching over some 20 years. A graduate in Zoology from Dhaka University, Bangladesh, he went on to complete his Ph.D. at Bombay University. He worked as a lecturer in Bangladesh from 1971 to 1983, before taking up a post as Curator of Birds and Animals at Al Ain Zoo in 1983. He was in charge of Dubai Zoo from 1989 to 1991, since when he has been head of Dubai Municipality's Zoo Section.
In addition to the above, Dr. Khan has also written over 50 scientific publications on the wildlife and environment of Bangladesh and the UAE. He is a member of numerous groups, including the Species Survival Commission of IUCN and the World Commission on Parks and Protected Areas.
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