Meet The Team

The Leopard Safaris Family

At Leopard Safaris, we’re more than a team – we’re a warm-hearted family dedicated to crafting the ultimate safari adventures in Sri Lanka. Our passion? Connecting you with nature in the most fun, respectful, and sustainable way. From our wildlife-savvy guides to our caring camp staff, everyone here is excited to share the wonders of the wild, ensuring your experience is not just a trip, but a journey of discovery, comfort, and unforgettable memories. Join us, and let’s explore the beauty of Sri Lanka together.

Noel Rodrigo

Founder, Managing Director, Leopard Enthusiast

Discover Sri Lanka’s wildlife with Noel, the ‘Leopard Man’. Founder of Noel Rodrigo’s Leopard Safaris, Noel offers unparalleled safari experiences, blending his passion for nature with a commitment to sustainability. From his early adventures to leading eco-friendly tours, Noel invites you to explore the beauty of Sri Lanka’s national parks and their majestic leopards.

Cecile Rodrigo

Director, Head of Marketing & Reservations, Bird Lover

Hailing from Germany, Cecile studied business administration on a prestigious course at the University of Cologne, as well as Finance at the University of Leicester in the UK. In early 2011 she came to Sri Lanka when she met Noel and decided to spend the rest of her life with him in the wild.

On her first visit to the camp she witnessed a leopard killing a crocodile, a rare and life-changing experience that sparked her interest in wildlife. She decided to stay in Sri Lanka and join the team. She is the head of bookings, administration, finance, marketing and project planning at our head office.

The Amazing People That Make It Happen

Our team is filled with extraordinary people that work hard each day to make your experience the best safari experience in Sri Lanka.

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