Annette Pedersen

Annette Pedersen

Choice & Control at Copenhagen Zoo

Annette Pedersen is the Animal Training Coordinator of Copenhagen Zoo (Denmark).  She started as a trainee at the zoo in 1989, and has during her 30 year career worked with a multitude of exciting projects related to management, husbandry and problem solving with a wide variety of species. Today her job is to develop and expand the training skills of the keepers at Copenhagen zoo, as well as daily problem solving and behavior management.

In addition, she has helped develop the Danish Association of Zoos and Aquariums (DAZA) animal training course and serves on the European Association of Zoos and Aquariums (EAZA) as Chair for the Animal Training Working Group and a member of the Animal Welfare Working group. Annette is also an instructor for the EAZA animal training courses under the EAZA Academy.

Further commitments include serving on the board of the Animal Behavior Management Alliance (ABMA) between 2014-2016, and today representing ABMA as an EU liaison working towards the European ABMA conference in Holland March 23-April 3, 2020!

Listen to a podcast with Annette Pedersen by ccc2019 partner Animal Training Academy!