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

      Executive Director, Tropical Ecology Assessment + Monitoring (TEAM) Network

    • Brittany Ajroud
      Brittany Ajroud
      Brittany Ajroud

      Associate, Policy Center for Environment + Peace

    • Montse Alban
      Montse Alban
      Montse Alban

      Ecosystem Service Manager, CI Ecuador

    • 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

    • Whitney Anderson
      Whitney Anderson

      Senior Program Coordinator, Coral Triangle Initiative Program

    • Angela Andrade Perez
      Angela Andrade Perez
      Angela Andrade Perez

      Environmental Policy Director, CI Colombia

    • Olive Andrews
      Olive Andrews

      Marine Program Manager, CI New Zealand + Pacific Islands

    • Luciano Andriamaro
      Luciano Andriamaro

      Director, Science + Knowledge, CI Madagascar

    • 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

    • Lina Barrera
      Lina Barrera
      Lina Barrera

      Director, Biodiversity + Ecosystem Services Policy

    • Molly Bergen
      Molly Bergen
      Molly Bergen

      Senior Managing Editor, Human Nature

    • Curtis Bernard
      Curtis Bernard
      Curtis Bernard

      Technical Manager, CI Guyana

    • Sophie Bertazzo
      Sophie Bertazzo

      Editor/Writer

    • 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 & Acting Head of the Center for Environmental Leadership in Business

    • Theresa Buppert
      Theresa Buppert
      Theresa Buppert

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

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    • Marielle Canter Weikel
      Marielle Canter Weikel
      Marielle Canter Weikel

      Senior Director, Responsible Mining + Energy

    • Johnson Cerda
      Johnson Cerda
      Johnson Cerda

      Indigenous Advisor, Social Policy + Practice

    • Linda Chalid
      Linda Chalid

      Terrestrial Communications Coordinator, CI Indonesia

    • Chanthon Cheb
      Chanthon Cheb
      Chanthon Cheb

      Field Project Coordinator, CI Cambodia

    • Lawrence Connell
      Lawrence Connell
      Lawrence Connell

      Director, Multilateral Programs, Policy Center for Environment + Peace

    • Kevin Connor
      Kevin Connor
      Kevin Connor

      Senior Media Relations Manager

    • Juliette Crepin
      Juliette Crepin
      Juliette Crepin

      Private Sector Engagement Manager, Conservation Stewards Program (CSP)

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  • E
  • F
    • Lisa Famolare
      Lisa Famolare
      Lisa Famolare

      Vice President, Policy in the Americas

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

      Regional Director, Greater Mekong Program

    • Eric Fegraus
      Eric Fegraus
      Eric Fegraus

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

    • Matthew Fox
      Matthew Fox
      Matthew Fox

      Senior Adviser Marine Program, CI Indonesia

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    • Wame Hambira
      Wame Hambira
      Wame Hambira

      Government Liaison + Environment Policy Manager, CI-Botswana

    • Nicole Han
      Nicole Han

      Communications and Partnerships Coordinator, CI Singapore

    • 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

      Senior Manager, Freshwater Science and Policy

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

      Vice President, Ecosystem Services

    • Fitri Hasibuan
      Fitri Hasibuan
      Fitri Hasibuan

      North Sumatra Senior Landscape Program Manager, CI Indonesia

    • Sarah Hauck
      Sarah Hauck
    • Scott Henderson
      Scott Henderson
      Scott Henderson

      Vice President, 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

      Senior Director, Global Synthesis

    • 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

        Senior Communications Manager, Asia-Pacific Field Division

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    • M
    • N
      • 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

        Senior Manager, Conservation Priority Setting

      • Carmen Noriega
        Carmen Noriega
        Carmen Noriega

        Communications Coordinator, CI Peru

      • Tim Noviello
        Tim Noviello
        Tim Noviello

        Director, Marine Communications

      • Enrique Nuñez
        Enrique Nuñez
        Enrique Nuñez

        Country Executive Director, CI Philippines

    • O
      • 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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      • Erwin Palacios
        Erwin Palacios
        Erwin Palacios

        Amazon Manager, CI Colombia

      • 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

        Environmental Policy Coordinator, 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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    • U
      • V
      • W
        • Kristen Walker Painemilla and Johnson Cerda
        • Kristen Walker Painemilla
          Kristen Walker Painemilla
          Kristen Walker Painemilla

          Senior Vice President, Policy Center for Environment and Peace

        • Justin Ward
          Justin Ward
          Justin Ward

          Senior Director, External Relations, U.S. Government Policy

        • Zachary Wells
          Zachary Wells
          Zachary Wells

          Senior Manager, Responsible Mining + Energy, Center for Environmental Leadership in Business

        • Kame Westerman
          Kame Westerman
          Kame Westerman

          Advisor, Gender + Conservation, Center for Environment + Peace

        • Tatianna Wiegand-Stuart
          Tatianna Wiegand-Stuart

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        • Wansu Xu
          Wansu Xu
          Wansu Xu

          Freshwater Consultant, CI China

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        • A
          • 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

          • Sara Barbour
            Sara Barbour
            Sara Barbour

            Senior Coordinator, Vital Signs (Former CI Employee)

          • Marcele Bastos
            Marcele Bastos
            Marcele Bastos

            Communications Coordinator, CI Brazil (Former CI Employee)

          • Amanda Beard
            Amanda Beard

            Former Competitive Swimmer + Olympic Medal-winner

          • Michael Beckner
            Michael Beckner
            Michael Beckner

            Wildlife Trafficking Manager, Africa + Madagascar Field Division (Former CI Employee)

          • 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
          • Sophie Bertazzo
            Sophie Bertazzo

            Editor/Writer

          • Beth
          • 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)

          • Dr. Jose Maria Cardoso da Silva
            Dr. Jose Maria Cardoso da Silva
            Dr. Jose Maria Cardoso da Silva

            Executive Vice President, Field Programs (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
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        • I
          • Mael Imirizaldu
            Mael Imirizaldu
            Mael Imirizaldu

            Marine Program Development Officer, CI New Caledonia (Former CI Employee)

          • 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

          • Yan Jin
            Yan Jin
            Yan Jin

            Project Consultant, CI China

          • Laura Johnston
            Laura Johnston
            Laura Johnston

            Grants Manager, Ecosystem Finance + Markets (Former CI Employee)

        • K
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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

          • Heather Luca
            Heather Luca
            Heather Luca

            Acting Director, Marketing + Branding (Former CI Employee)

          • Luana Luna
            Luana Luna
            Luana Luna

            Photo + Graphic Design Coordinator, President's Office (Former CI Employee)

        • M
          • Alex MacLennan
            Alex MacLennan

            Editorial Director (Former CI Employee)

          • Farayi Madziwa
            Farayi Madziwa

            Policy Associate, Conservation South Africa (Former CI Employee)

          • Orlando Maliwanag
            Orlando Maliwanag

            Assistant, Sea Turtle Marine Biodiversity Conservation Corridor, CI Philippines (Former CI Employee)

          • Sangeeta Mangubhai
            Sangeeta Mangubhai

            Marine Scientist, The Nature Conservancy

          • Fachruddin Mangunjaya
            Fachruddin Mangunjaya

            Publication Coordinator, CI Indonesia (Former CI Employee)

          • Francois Martel
            Francois Martel

            Director, CI Samoa (Former CI Employee)

          • Rod Mast
            Rod Mast
            Rod Mast

            Vice President (Former CI Employee)

          • Dr. John Matthews
            Dr. John Matthews
            Dr. John Matthews

            Director, Freshwater Climate Change (Former CI Employee)

          • Alex Mauroner
            Alex Mauroner
            Alex Mauroner

            Intern, Center for Environment and Peace (Former CI Employee)

          • Kim McCabe
            Kim McCabe
            Kim McCabe

            Vice President, News + Publicity (Former CI Employee)

          • Tim McCollum
            Tim McCollum

            Co-founder, Madécasse Chocolate

          • Jennifer McCullough
            Jennifer McCullough

            Director, Strategic Engagement

          • Frazer McGilvray
            Frazer McGilvray
            Frazer McGilvray

            Senior Director, Coral Reefs, Fisheries + Food Security (Former CI Employee)

          • Seabird McKeon
            Seabird McKeon

            Crustacean Specialist

          • Rob McNeil
            Rob McNeil

            Media Director (Former CI Employee)

          • Karen Mikosz
            Karen Mikosz

            Photo Coordinator (Former CI Employee)

          • Dr. Robin Moore
            Dr. Robin Moore
            Dr. Robin Moore

            Amphibian Conservation Officer (Former CI Employee)

          • Mandy Morgan
            Mandy Morgan
            Mandy Morgan

            Staff Writer (Former CI Employee)

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

            Senior Director, European Policy (Former CI Employee)

          • 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)

        • Q
          • Jia Qi
            Jia Qi
            Jia Qi

            Communications Manager, CI China (Former CI Employee)

        • R
          • Nirhy Rabibisoa
            Nirhy Rabibisoa

            Amphibian Executive Secretary, CI Madagascar (Former CI Employee)

          • Daniela Raik
            Daniela Raik
            Daniela Raik

            Vice President of Field Programs (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)

          • Alejandro Rosselli
            Alejandro Rosselli
            Alejandro Rosselli

            National Coordinator, Conservation Stewards Program (Colombia) (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)

        • S
        • T
          • Lynn Tang
            Lynn Tang
            Lynn Tang

            Partnerships + Communications Manager, CI Singapore (Former CI Employee)

          • Victoria Tauli-Corpuz
            Victoria Tauli-Corpuz

            CI Board Member + Executive Director of Tebtebba

          • 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
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          • Dr. Bryan Wallace
            Dr. Bryan Wallace
            Dr. Bryan Wallace

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

          • Todd Walters
            Todd Walters
            Todd Walters

            Fellow, Policy Center for Environment + Peace

          • Eric Walton
            Eric Walton

            Editorial Intern (Former CI Employee)

          • John Watkin
            John Watkin
            John Watkin

            Grant Director, Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF)

          • Tatianna Wiegand-Stuart
          • Andy Wilson
            Andy Wilson
            Andy Wilson

            Vice President, Development (Former CI Employee)

          • Andrea Wolfson
            Andrea Wolfson
            Andrea Wolfson

            Editorial Manager, Center for Environmental Leadership in Business (CELB) (Former CI Employee)

          • 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