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    • Dr. Jorge Ahumada
      Dr. Jorge Ahumada
      Dr. Jorge Ahumada

      Technical Director, Tropical Ecology Assessment & Monitoring (TEAM) Network

    • Dr. Sandy Andelman
      Dr. Sandy Andelman
      Dr. Sandy Andelman

      Executive Director, Vital Signs; Chief Scientist + Senior Vice President, Betty + Gordon Moore Center for Science + Oceans

    • Angela Andrade Perez
      Angela Andrade Perez
      Angela Andrade Perez

      Environmental Policy Director, CI Colombia

    • Anton Ario
      Anton Ario
      Anton Ario

      Gedepahala Program Manager, CI Indonesia

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    • Dianne Balraj
      Dianne Balraj
      Dianne Balraj

      Environmental Policy Coordinator, CI Guyana

    • Sara Barbour
      Sara Barbour
      Sara Barbour

      Senior Coordinator, Vital Signs

    • Lina Barrera
      Lina Barrera
      Lina Barrera

      Director, Biodiversity + Ecosystem Services Policy

    • Michael Beckner
      Michael Beckner
      Michael Beckner

      Wildlife Trafficking Manager, Africa + Madagascar Field Division

    • Molly Bergen
      Molly Bergen
      Molly Bergen

      Senior Managing Editor, Human Nature

    • Curtis Bernard
      Curtis Bernard
      Curtis Bernard

      Technical Manager, CI Guyana

    • Curan Bonham
      Curan Bonham
      Curan Bonham

      Manager, Intervention Monitoring + Evaluation, Verde Ventures

    • Amanda Bourne
      Amanda Bourne
      Amanda Bourne

      Climate Adaptation Manager, Conservation South Africa

    • Philip Bowles
      Philip Bowles
      Philip Bowles

      Program Officer, Biodiversity Assessment + Ecosystem Health

    • John Buchanan
      John Buchanan
      John Buchanan

      Senior Director, Sustainable Food + Agriculture Markets

    • Theresa Buppert
      Theresa Buppert
      Theresa Buppert

      Director, Rights, Governance + Social Policy, Center for Environment + Peace

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    • Janet Edmond
      Janet Edmond
      Janet Edmond

      Director, Population Environment Program, Social Policy + Practice

    • David Emmett
      David Emmett
      David Emmett

      Senior Vice President, Asia-Pacific Field Division

    • Dr. Mark Erdmann
      Dr. Mark Erdmann
      Dr. Mark Erdmann

      Senior Advisor, CI Indonesia Marine Program

    • Niquole Esters
      Niquole Esters

      Program Manager, Coral Triangle Initiative

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    • Lisa Famolare
      Lisa Famolare
      Lisa Famolare

      Vice President, Policy in the Americas

    • Dr. Tracy Farrell
      Dr. Tracy Farrell
      Dr. Tracy Farrell

      Senior Technical Director, CI Greater Mekong

    • Eric Fegraus
      Eric Fegraus
      Eric Fegraus

      Director of Information Systems, Tropical Ecology Assessment & Monitoring (TEAM) Network

    • Rebecca Field
      Rebecca Field
      Rebecca Field

      Video Production Manager

    • Matthew Fox
      Matthew Fox
      Matthew Fox

      Seascape Management Advisor, CI Indonesia

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    • Krisna Gajapersad
      Krisna Gajapersad
      Krisna Gajapersad

      Ecosystem Services Coordinator, CI Suriname

    • Malinda Gardiner
      Malinda Gardiner
      Malinda Gardiner

      Communications Coordinator, Namaqualand Green Economy Demonstration, Conservation South Africa

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    • Wame Hambira
      Wame Hambira
      Wame Hambira

      Government Liaison + Environment Policy Manager, CI-Botswana

    • Dr. Lee Hannah
      Dr. Lee Hannah
      Dr. Lee Hannah

      Senior Scientist, Climate Change Biology

    • Regina Harlig
      Regina Harlig
      Regina Harlig

      Senior Manager, Capacity-building + Knowledge Management, Social Policy + Practice

    • Dr. Ian Harrison
      Dr. Ian Harrison
      Dr. Ian Harrison

      Freshwater Species Assessment + Program Fundraising Manager

    • Dr. Celia Harvey
      Dr. Celia Harvey
      Dr. Celia Harvey

      Vice President, Ecosystem Services

    • Scott Henderson
      Scott Henderson
      Scott Henderson

      Regional Director, Eastern Tropical Pacific Seascape Program

    • Sokrith Heng
      Sokrith Heng
      Sokrith Heng

      Tonle Sap Scape Manager, CI Greater Mekong

    • Dr. Dave Hole
      Dr. Dave Hole
      Dr. Dave Hole

      Director, Conservation Priorities Science

    • Dr. Miroslav Honzák
      Dr. Miroslav Honzák
      Dr. Miroslav Honzák

      Senior Technical Advisor, Moore Center for Science

    • Jurgen Hoth
      Jurgen Hoth
      Jurgen Hoth

      Project Director, Water Forest Initiative, CI Mexico

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      • Emmeline Johansen
        Emmeline Johansen
        Emmeline Johansen

        Regional Communications Consultant, Asia-Pacific Field Division

      • Laura Johnston
        Laura Johnston
        Laura Johnston

        Grants Manager, Ecosystem Finance + Markets

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      • Dr. Trond Larsen
        Dr. Trond Larsen
        Dr. Trond Larsen

        Director, Rapid Assessment Program (RAP)

      • Keith Lawrence
        Keith Lawrence
        Keith Lawrence

        Senior Director, Seascapes Program

      • Lindsay
        Lindsay

        Web Content Manager

      • Heather Luca
        Heather Luca
        Heather Luca

        Acting Director, Marketing + Branding

      • Luana Luna
        Luana Luna
        Luana Luna

        Photo + Graphic Design Coordinator, President's Office

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      • Farayi Madziwa
        Farayi Madziwa

        Policy Associate, Conservation South Africa

      • Orlando Maliwanag
        Orlando Maliwanag

        Assistant, Sea Turtle Marine Biodiversity Conservation Corridor, CI Philippines

      • Sarshen Marais
        Sarshen Marais
        Sarshen Marais

        Director, Policy + Markets, Conservation South Africa

      • John Martin
        John Martin
        John Martin

        Director, Video Production

      • Alex Mauroner
        Alex Mauroner
        Alex Mauroner

        Intern, Center for Environment and Peace

      • Adrienne McKeehan
        Adrienne McKeehan
        Adrienne McKeehan

        Advisor, Rights + Conservation, Policy Center for Environment + Peace

      • Rodrigo Medeiros
        Rodrigo Medeiros
        Rodrigo Medeiros

        Vice President, CI Brazil

      • Dr. Beto Mesquita
        Dr. Beto Mesquita
        Dr. Beto Mesquita

        Atlantic Forest Program Director, CI Brazil

      • Tessa Mildenhall
        Tessa Mildenhall
        Tessa Mildenhall

        Communications + Operations Manager, Conservation South Africa

      • Sue Miller Taei
        Sue Miller Taei
        Sue Miller Taei

        Executive Director, CI New Zealand and Pacific Islands

      • Dr. Russell A. Mittermeier
        Dr. Russell A. Mittermeier
        Dr. Russell A. Mittermeier

        Executive Vice Chair

      • Meity Mongdong
        Meity Mongdong
        Meity Mongdong

        MPA Capacity-Building Manager, Bird's Head Seascape, CI Indonesia

      • Margarita Mora
        Margarita Mora
        Margarita Mora

        Manager, Latin American Programs, Conservation Stewards Program

      • Jennifer Morris
        Jennifer Morris
        Jennifer Morris

        Chief Operating Officer

      • Luka Mossman
        Luka Mossman

        Fisheries Outreach Coordinator, CI Hawai'i

      • Putu Mustika
        Putu Mustika

        Bali MPA Network Manager, CI Indonesia

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      • Yoji Natori
        Yoji Natori
        Yoji Natori

        Program Manager, Ecosystems Policy, CI Japan

      • Gerbrand Nel
        Gerbrand Nel
        Gerbrand Nel

        Umzimvubu Technical Manager, Conservation South Africa

      • Rachel Neugarten
        Rachel Neugarten
        Rachel Neugarten

        Manager, Conservation Priority Setting

      • Dr. Eduard Niesten
        Dr. Eduard Niesten
        Dr. Eduard Niesten

        Senior Director, Conservation Stewards Program

      • Carmen Noriega
        Carmen Noriega
        Carmen Noriega

        Communications Coordinator, CI Peru

      • Tim Noviello
        Tim Noviello
        Tim Noviello

        Director, Marine Communications

      • Enrique Nunez
        Enrique Nunez
        Enrique Nunez

        Country Executive Director, CI Philippines

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      • Annette Olsson
        Annette Olsson
        Annette Olsson

        Technical Advisor for CI Singapore, CI Cambodia + the Betty + Gordon Moore Center for Science + Oceans

      • Valmir Ortega
        Valmir Ortega

        Senior Policy Director, CI Brazil

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      • Jean-Philippe Palasi
        Jean-Philippe Palasi
        Jean-Philippe Palasi

        Director, European Policy

      • Sonal Pandya Dalal
        Sonal Pandya Dalal
        Sonal Pandya Dalal

        Director, Business + Sustainability Council, Center for Environmental Leadership in Business

      • Candido Pastor
        Candido Pastor
        Candido Pastor

        Programs Manager, CI Bolivia

      • Dr. Emily Pidgeon
        Dr. Emily Pidgeon
        Dr. Emily Pidgeon

        Senior Director, Strategic Marine Initiatives

      • Rui Pinto
        Rui Pinto

        Policy Manager, CI Timor-Leste

      • Rosimeiry Portela
        Rosimeiry Portela
        Rosimeiry Portela

        Senior Director, Global Change + Ecosystem Services

      • Angie Prosek
        Angie Prosek
        Angie Prosek

        Director of Business Development, Center for Environmental Leadership in Business (CELB)

      • Ketut Putra
        Ketut Putra
        Ketut Putra

        Vice President, CI Indonesia

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      • Jia Qi
        Jia Qi
        Jia Qi

        Communications Manager, CI China

      • Marco Quesada
        Marco Quesada
        Marco Quesada

        Country Director, CI Costa Rica

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      • Karyn Tabor
        Karyn Tabor
        Karyn Tabor

        Director, Ecosystem Modeling + Early Warning Systems

      • Lynn Tang
        Lynn Tang
        Lynn Tang

        Partnerships + Communications Manager, CI Singapore

      • Dr. Sebastian Troeng
        Dr. Sebastian Troeng
        Dr. Sebastian Troeng

        Managing Director, Betty + Gordon Moore Center for Science + Oceans

      • Francois Tron
        Francois Tron
        Francois Tron

        Team Leader, Province Nord Project, CI New Caledonia

      • Dr. Will Turner
        Dr. Will Turner
        Dr. Will Turner

        Chief Scientist

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        • Wansu Xu
          Wansu Xu
          Wansu Xu

          Freshwater Consultant, CI China

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      • Z
        • Debra Zeyen
          Debra Zeyen
          Debra Zeyen

          Senior Director, Marine Communications

        • Patricia Zurita
          Patricia Zurita
          Patricia Zurita

          Vice President, Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF)

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        • Dr. Leeanne Alonso
          Dr. Leeanne Alonso

          Director, Rapid Assessment Program (RAP) (Former CI Employee)

        • Martina Anandam
          Martina Anandam
          Martina Anandam

          Researcher, Wildlife Information Liaison Development + Co-leader, Himalayan Langur Project

        • James Atherton
          James Atherton

          Acting Executive Director, CI Pacific Islands (Former CI Employee)

        • Alex Awiti
          Alex Awiti
          Alex Awiti

          Ecosystems Ecologist

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        • Elizabeth Baer
          Elizabeth Baer
          Elizabeth Baer

          Director of Sustainable Supply Chains, Center for Environmental Leadership in Business (CELB) (Former CI Employee)

        • Nadia Balducci and Natalia Ortiz
          Nadia Balducci and Natalia Ortiz

          Conservation Leadership Programme (CLP) Award Winners

        • Marcele Bastos
          Marcele Bastos
          Marcele Bastos

          Communications Coordinator, CI Brazil (Former CI Employee)

        • Amanda Beard
          Amanda Beard

          Former Competitive Swimmer + Olympic Medal-winner

        • Lucio Bede
          Lucio Bede
          Lucio Bede

          Director, Knowledge Management, CI Brazil (Former CI Employee)

        • Dr. Bruce Beehler
          Dr. Bruce Beehler
          Dr. Bruce Beehler

          Senior Director, Biodiversity Assessments + Ecosystem Health (Former CI Employee)

        • Angela Beer
          Angela Beer
          Angela Beer

          Education Advisor, MV Kalabia

        • Corina Bernabe
          Corina Bernabe

          Communications Coordinator, CI Philippines (Former CI Employee)

        • Josh Berry
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        • Dr. Fred Boltz
          Dr. Fred Boltz
          Dr. Fred Boltz

          Senior Vice President, International Policy (Former CI Employee)

        • Dr. Leo Braack
          Dr. Leo Braack

          Director, Southern Africa Wilderness Programme (Former CI Employee)

        • Allison Bredbenner
          Allison Bredbenner
          Allison Bredbenner

          Summer Fellow (Former CI Employee)

        • Tom Brooks
          Tom Brooks

          Vice President, Center for Applied Biodiversity Science (Former CI Employee)

        • Leah Bunce Karrer Helen Fox and Alan White
        • Dr. Leah Bunce Karrer
          Dr. Leah Bunce Karrer

          Senior Director, Marine Science (Former CI Employee)

        • Dr. Jonah Busch
          Dr. Jonah Busch
          Dr. Jonah Busch

          Economist, Climate + Forests (Former CI Employee)

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        • Hannah Campbell
          Hannah Campbell

          Director, Climate Adaptation Policy + Practice (Former CI Employee)

        • Fernando Cardoso
          Fernando Cardoso

          Communications Coordinator, CI Brazil (Former CI Employee)

        • Rebecca Chacko
          Rebecca Chacko
          Rebecca Chacko

          Senior Director, Climate Policy (Former CI Employee)

        • Anand Chaudhary
          Anand Chaudhary
          Anand Chaudhary

          Former Vulture Conservation Program Officer, Bird Conservation Nepal

        • Todd Christopher
          Todd Christopher
          Todd Christopher

          Editorial Director (Former CI Employee)

        • Lily Clarke
          Lily Clarke

          Intern (Former CI Employee)

        • Katie Cohen
          Katie Cohen

          Middle School Teacher

        • Eric Coppenger
          Eric Coppenger

          Director of Resource Strategy, Africa + Madagascar Field Division (Former CI Employee)

        • Luz Mery Cortes
          Luz Mery Cortes

          Communications Coordinator, CI Colombia (Former CI Employee)

        • Morgan Cottle
          Morgan Cottle
          Morgan Cottle

          Project Manager, Tropical Ecology Assessment & Monitoring (TEAM) Network (Former CI Employee)

        • David Crane
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        • Lisa Dabek
          Lisa Dabek

          Director, Tree Kangaroo Conservation Program, Woodland Park Zoo

        • Dr. Indraneil Das
          Dr. Indraneil Das

          Herpetologist + Professor at Universiti Malaysia Sarawak

        • Dr. Thomas Defler
          Dr. Thomas Defler

          Primatologist, National University of Colombia

        • Jessica Deichmann
          Jessica Deichmann

          Herpetologist, Rapid Assessment Program (RAP) (Former CI Employee)

        • Dr. Lyndon DeVantier
          Dr. Lyndon DeVantier

          Coral Ecologist

        • Dr. Giuseppe Di Carlo
          Dr. Giuseppe Di Carlo

          Manager, Marine Climate Change (Former CI Employee)

        • Sergei Didenko
          Sergei Didenko

          Sakhalin Salmon Initiative, CLP Award Winner

        • Alex Dinnouti
          Alex Dinnouti

        • Mirella Domenich
          Mirella Domenich

          Communications Manager, CI Brazil (Former CI Employee)

        • Michael Donoghue
          Michael Donoghue
          Michael Donoghue

          Executive Director, Pacific Islands Program (Former CI Employee)

        • Christine Dragisic
          Christine Dragisic
          Christine Dragisic

          Senior Manager, Agriculture, Biofuels and Forestry (Former CI Employee)

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      • G
        • Rowdy Gaines
          Rowdy Gaines

          Former Competitive Swimmer + Olympic Medal-winner

        • Alexander R. Gaos
          Alexander R. Gaos

          Conservation Scientist

        • Javier García
          Javier García

          Primate Researcher

        • Jennifer Gerholdt
          Jennifer Gerholdt
          Jennifer Gerholdt

          Senior Manager, Business & Sustainability Council (Former CI Employee)

        • Giovana Girardi
          Giovana Girardi

          Science Journalist

        • Bram Goram
          Bram Goram
          Bram Goram

          Outreach + Engagement Coordinator, Bird's Head Seascape, CI Indonesia (Former CI Employee)

        • Bemmy Granados
          Bemmy Granados

          Manager, Food Security (Former CI Employee)

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      • I
        • Neel Inamdar
          Neel Inamdar

          Managing Director, Verde Ventures (Former CI Employee)

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        • Mike James
          Mike James

          Scientific Director, Canadian Sea Turtle Network

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        • Dr. Enrique La Marca
        • Dr. Frank Larsen
          Dr. Frank Larsen

          Conservation Scientist, Conservation Priorities + Outreach (Former CI Employee)

        • Mr. Leatherback
          Mr. Leatherback
        • Tina Lee
          Tina Lee
          Tina Lee

          Manager for International Outreach, Ocean Health Index (Former CI Employee)

        • Gonwouo LeGrand
          Gonwouo LeGrand

          Professor + Herpetologist, University of Yaoundé

        • Jason Lezak
          Jason Lezak

          Swimmer, Olympic Medal-winner

        • Edward Lohnes
          Edward Lohnes

          Executive Assistant, Global Marine Conservation Strategies (Former CI Employee)

        • Jennifer Lowry
          Jennifer Lowry

          Scientist, Conservation Leadership Programme (CLP) Award Winner

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      • O
        • Dr. David Obura
          Dr. David Obura

          Coral Expert + Director of CORDIO East Africa

        • Joan Ochi
          Joan Ochi

          Senior Director, Corporate Marketing + Communications (Former CI Employee)

        • Donnell Ocker Roy
          Donnell Ocker Roy
          Donnell Ocker Roy

          Senior Director, Corporate Relations (Former CI Employee)

        • Manuel Oliva
          Manuel Oliva

          Director, U.S. Climate Policy (Former CI Employee)

        • Tom Oliver
          Tom Oliver

          Coral Genetics Specialist

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        • Rory Parkinson
          Rory Parkinson

          Second-grade Teacher, Harare, Zimbabwe

        • Simisha Pather-Elias
          Simisha Pather-Elias

          Climate Action Partnership, Conservation South Africa (Former CI Employee)

        • Alex Peal
          Alex Peal

          Country Director, CI Liberia (Former CI Employee)

        • Aaron Peirsol
          Aaron Peirsol

          Former Competitive Swimmer + Olympic Medal-winner

        • Jason Philibotte
          Jason Philibotte
          Jason Philibotte

          Director, Hawaii Fish Trust (Former CI Employee)

        • Luiz Paulo Pinto
          Luiz Paulo Pinto

          Senior Biomes Director, CI Brazil (Former CI Employee)

        • Christine Potochny
          Christine Potochny

          Web Director (Former CI Employee)

        • Kat Powers
          Kat Powers

          Senior Manager, Online Fundraising (Former CI Employee)

        • Paulo Prado
          Paulo Prado
          Paulo Prado

          Environmental Policy Director, CI Brazil (Former CI Employee)

        • Kate Proud
          Kate Proud
        • Katy Puga
          Katy Puga

          Communications Coordinator, CI Ecuador (Former CI Employee)

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        • R
          • Nirhy Rabibisoa
            Nirhy Rabibisoa

            Amphibian Executive Secretary, CI Madagascar (Former CI Employee)

          • Miliana Ravuso
            Miliana Ravuso

            Program Coordinator, BirdLife International Pacific Secretariat

          • Dr. Ben Rawson
            Dr. Ben Rawson

            Veun Sai-Siem Pang Conservation Area Scape Manager, CI Cambodia (Former CI Employee)

          • Carol Realini
            Carol Realini
          • Josh Richards
            Josh Richards

            Intern, Climate Strategy (Former CI Employee)

          • Akosita Rokomate-Nakoro
            Akosita Rokomate-Nakoro
            Akosita Rokomate-Nakoro

            Conservation Leadership Programme (CLP) Award Winner

          • Dr. Andrew Rosenberg
            Dr. Andrew Rosenberg

            Senior Vice President, Science + Knowledge (Former CI Employee)

          • Sean Rovito
            Sean Rovito

            Herpetologist

          • Pratim Roy
            Pratim Roy

            Director, Keystone Foundation

          • Heidi Ruffler
            Heidi Ruffler
            Heidi Ruffler

            Technical Advisor, Africa + Madagascar Field Division (Former CI Employee)

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          • The COP16 Team
          • Roald Tjon
            Roald Tjon
            Roald Tjon

            Communications Coordinator, CI Suriname (Former CI Employee)

          • Annette Tjon Sie Fat
            Annette Tjon Sie Fat
            Annette Tjon Sie Fat

            Executive Director, CI Suriname (Former CI Employee)

          • Michael Totten
            Michael Totten

            Chief Advisor, Climate and Water (Former CI Employee)

          • Romy Trono
            Romy Trono
            Romy Trono

            Executive Director, CI Philippines (Former CI Employee)

          • Chris Tuite
            Chris Tuite

            Senior Advisor, Carbon Fund (Former CI Employee)

        • U
          • Emili Utreras
            Emili Utreras

            Communications Specialist, CI Ecuador (Former CI Employee)

        • V
        • W
          • Dr. Bryan Wallace
            Dr. Bryan Wallace
            Dr. Bryan Wallace

            Director of Science + Strategy, Marine Flagship Species Program (Former CI Employee)

          • John Watkin
            John Watkin
            John Watkin

            Grant Director, Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF)

          • Dr. Boris Worm
            Dr. Boris Worm
            Dr. Boris Worm

            Marine Biologist + Professor, Dalhousie University

          • Dan Wright
            Dan Wright

            Human Resources Manager (Former CI Employee)

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          • Y
            • Teh Yi Ying
              Teh Yi Ying

              Communications Intern, CI Singapore (Former CI Employee)

          • Z