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

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

    • 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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    • 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

    • 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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    • J
      • 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

        Program Manager, Social Policy + Practice

      • 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
      • 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

        Executive Vice President, Ecosystem Finance + Markets

      • Putu Mustika
        Putu Mustika

        Bali MPA Network Manager, CI-Indonesia

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      • Dr. Leeanne Alonso
        Dr. Leeanne Alonso

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

      • 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)

    • J
      • Mike James
        Mike James

        Scientific Director, Canadian Sea Turtle Network

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    • L
      • 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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        • 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-Philiippines (Former CI Employee)

        • Chris Tuite
          Chris Tuite

          Senior Advisor, Carbon Fund (Former CI Employee)

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        • Emili Utreras
          Emili Utreras

          Communications Specialist, CI-Ecuador (Former CI Employee)

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        • 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)

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