Thilo Walter Hoffman
Mr. Hoffmann, a Swiss national, is a committed conservationist. He continues active involvement in many fields including coast conservation and wetland protection in Sri Lanka.
He is an office bearer of the Wildlife and Nature Protection Society, actively involved in the preparation for the society's centenary in 1994. Much of Mr. Hoffmann's time and energies are now devoted to the study and conservation of birds and their habitats in Sri Lanka.
He is the chairman of the Ceylon Bird Club and of the Sri Lanka Section of ICBR. He represents IWRB, for whom he organises the annual waterfowl census. Mr. Hoffmann regularly publishes papers on birds and other conservation subjects.