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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

    • Curtis Bernard
      Curtis Bernard
      Curtis Bernard

      Technical Manager, CI Guyana

    • Sophie Bertazzo
      Sophie Bertazzo

      Senior Editor

    • Curan Bonham
      Curan Bonham
      Curan Bonham

      Manager, Intervention Monitoring + Evaluation, Verde Ventures

    • Philip Bowles
      Philip Bowles
      Philip Bowles

      Program Officer, Biodiversity Assessment + Ecosystem Health

    • Rowan Braybrook
      Rowan Braybrook

      Senior Manager, Sustainable Development Policy

    • 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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    • Natasha Calderwood
      Natasha Calderwood

      Director, Projects, Conservation International's Carbon Fund

    • Marielle Canter Weikel
      Marielle Canter Weikel
      Marielle Canter Weikel

      Senior Director, Responsible Mining + Energy

    • Mauricio Castrejon
      Mauricio Castrejon

      Fisheries manager, CI’s Americas field division marine program

    • Hank Cauley
      Hank Cauley

      Senior vice president, Center for Environmental Leadership in Business

    • 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

    • Juliette Crepin
      Juliette Crepin
      Juliette Crepin

      Private Sector Engagement Manager, Conservation Stewards Program (CSP)

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    • Janet Edmond
      Janet Edmond
      Janet Edmond

      Director, Population Environment Program, Social Policy + Practice

    • René Edwards
    • David Emmett
      David Emmett
      David Emmett

      Senior Vice President, Asia-Pacific Field Division

    • Christina Ender
      Christina Ender

      Program Manager, Payments for Ecosystem Services, Africa Field Division

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

      Vice President, Asia-Pacific Marine Programs

    • Niquole Esters
      Niquole Esters

      Director, 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

      Regional Director, Greater Mekong Program

    • Eric Fegraus
      Eric Fegraus
      Eric Fegraus

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

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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

    • 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
      Sarah Hauck

      Senior Project Manager, Freshwater Health Index

    • 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

    • Kimberly Hoong
      Kimberly Hoong

      Intern, Conservation International Philippines

    • 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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      • Cassandra Kane
        Cassandra Kane
        Cassandra Kane

        Communications Manager for the Conservation Finance Division

      • Laure Katz
        Laure Katz
        Laure Katz

        Director, Seascapes Program

      • Dr. Les Kaufman
        Dr. Les Kaufman
        Dr. Les Kaufman

        Marine Conservation Fellow

      • Bridget Kennedy
        Bridget Kennedy

        Development Manager, Asia Pacific Field Division

      • Jack Kittinger
        Jack Kittinger
        Jack Kittinger

        Senior Director, Global Fisheries and Aquaculture Program, Center for Oceans

      • Kellee Koenig
        Kellee Koenig
        Kellee Koenig

        GIS Manager + Cartographer

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      • Brittany Ajroud
        Brittany Ajroud
        Brittany Ajroud

        Associate, Policy Center for Environment + Peace (Former CI Employee)

      • 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

      • 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 (Former CI Employee)

      • Jamey Anderson
      • Anton Ario
        Anton Ario
        Anton Ario

        Gedepahala Program Manager, CI Indonesia (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

      • 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

      • Molly Bergen
        Molly Bergen
        Molly Bergen

        Senior Managing Editor, Human Nature (Former CI Employee)

      • Corina Bernabe
        Corina Bernabe

        Communications Coordinator, CI Philippines (Former CI Employee)

      • Josh Berry
      • Sophie Bertazzo
        Sophie Bertazzo

        Senior Editor

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      • Dr. Fred Boltz
        Dr. Fred Boltz
        Dr. Fred Boltz

        Senior Vice President, International Policy (Former CI Employee)

      • Amanda Bourne
        Amanda Bourne
        Amanda Bourne

        Climate Adaptation Manager, Conservation South Africa (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

      • Lawrence Connell
        Lawrence Connell
        Lawrence Connell

        Director, Multilateral Programs, Policy Center for Environment + Peace (Former CI Employee)

      • Kevin Connor
        Kevin Connor
        Kevin Connor

        Senior Media Relations Manager (Former CI Employee)

      • 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)

      • Leah Duran
        Leah Duran

        Development writer

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      • Hans Hagen
      • Ben Han
        Ben Han

        Conservation Leadership Programme (CLP) Award Winner

      • Kate Hanford
        Kate Hanford
        Kate Hanford

        Manager, Strategic Engagement, Center for Environment + Peace (Former CI Employee)

      • Regina Harlig
        Regina Harlig
        Regina Harlig

        Senior Manager, Capacity-building + Knowledge Management, Social Policy + Practice (Former CI Employee)

      • Kristin Harrison and Jeremy Ginsberg
      • Dr. Frank Hawkins
        Dr. Frank Hawkins
        Dr. Frank Hawkins

        Senior Advisor, Development (Former CI Employee)

      • Shawn Heinrichs
      • Caro Hoyos
        Caro Hoyos

        Senior Manager, Communications Strategy (Former CI Employee)

      • Sarah Hoyt
        Sarah Hoyt
        Sarah Hoyt

        Executive Coordinator, Global Marine (Former CI Employee)

      • Dr. Christine Huffard
        Dr. Christine Huffard
        Dr. Christine Huffard

        Science + Monitoring Advisor, Bird's Head Seascape, CI Indonesia (Former CI Employee)

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      • 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)

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      • Dr. Enrique La Marca
      • Raina Lang
      • 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)

      • Morgan Lynch
        Morgan Lynch

        Writer/Editor

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      • Jimmy MacCarthy
        Jimmy MacCarthy
        Jimmy MacCarthy

        Technical + Communications Manager, TEAM Network (Former CI Employee)

      • 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)

      • Chase Martin
        Chase Martin

        Media Coordinator (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)

      • Tessa Mildenhall
        Tessa Mildenhall
        Tessa Mildenhall

        Communications and Fundraising Director, Conservation South Africa (Former 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)

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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)

      • Rui Pinto
        Rui Pinto

        Policy Manager, CI Timor-Leste (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)

      • Laurene Powell Jobs
      • 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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      • Jia Qi
        Jia Qi
        Jia Qi

        Communications Manager, CI China (Former CI Employee)

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      • 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)

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      • 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)

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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)

      • 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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