Royjan Taylor

It is with heartfelt sadness that we learnt of the passing of Mr Royjan Taylor, aged 44, director of the James Ashe Antivenom Trust, and Bio–Ken (Africa), located in Watamu, Kenya. Royjan passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday 12 June 2019.

There will be a moment for remembrance at the symposium.

Royjan Taylor was Director of Bio-Ken, a laboratory and research centre that specializes in snakes, based in Watamu, Kenya. Founded in 1980 by the late James Ashe, Bio-Ken is famous for its work with reptile conservation and improving the snakebite situation among the local communities in coastal Kenya.