Ismoil Kholmatov is a wildlife biologist with a PhD degree in didactics of education. He teaches the best practices of conservation and sustainable use for the young generation of biologists and ecologists at Tajik National University. He works with the rangers of H&CAT and helps them with his academical knowledge. Ismoil is an important part of H&CAT. He brings in valuable knowledge and good ideas for H&CAT’s research and wildlife monitoring.