Leo Oosterweghel , zoo director in Ireland
Born ? in Netherlands
Mr Oosterweghel is the son of a pharmacist from the Dutch provincial city of Leiden. As a youngster he kept stick insects and went on wildlife treks. Later he worked as Zookeeper in neraby Wassenaar Zoo.
From there he got a full-time job at a Dutch museum Naturalis Biodiversity Center in Leiden where he began taking related courses and programmes.