Mark Halle (Chair)
He then spent four years in WWF-International’s Conservation Division, with responsibility for building its programmes in China. There followed fourteen years at IUCN, first in the Conservation for Development Centre (integrated into IUCN as the Field Operations Division), then first as Director of Development and, finally, as Director of Policy and Partnerships. He left IUCN to establish the International Institute for Sustainable Development (Europe) which he directed until retirement in 2016 and where he remains a Senior Fellow. Mark writes and lectures on the subject of sustainable development and sits on the board of several organisations in the field of sustainable development. Mark is a citizen of Switzerland, Italy and the US.
Jeremy Eppel(Eppel Sustainability Ltd联合创始人)是世界银行全球野生物项目和威尔士亲王国际可持续发展单位的非法野生物贸易高级国际顾问。2016年3月之前，Jeremy一直是英国政府环境、食品和乡村事务部(Defra)的国际副主任。
At Defra Jeremy led pioneering efforts to tackle the illegal wildlife trade (IWT) through the London and Kasane Conferences and by funding frontline projects under the IWT Challenge Fund and the Darwin Initiative. Jeremy has almost four decades of experience advising Ministers and providing leadership in international and domestic policy making. In the UK Government he led negotiations and policy implementation on international biodiversity, sustainable agriculture, sustainable energy, and delivery of Defra’s £140m share of the International Climate Fund. Jeremy also led a politically sensitive review of the EU Birds and Habitats Directive, and the UK Government’s rural economy growth review. Jeremy was Environment Counsellor in the Organisation for Economic Development and Co-operation (OECD), Paris for eight years.
Under her leadership, WWF-US is designing and executing high-impact strategies for wildlife protection and species recovery by addressing urgent threats such as the wildlife trafficking crisis; working with local communities to develop incentive-based programs for long-term species and habitat conservation; and mobilizing large-scale public, political, and financial support for wildlife and ecosystem protection.
An authority on endangered species and conservation policy, Ginette has spearheaded innovative initiatives to advance conservation of endangered species such as tigers, elephants and rhinos through partnerships with the private sector, grass-roots organizations, and governments. Her leadership has contributed to WWF’s ambitious goals to double the number of tigers in the wild, develop systemic approaches to tackling global wildlife crime, and scale up successful community-based conservation efforts.
Ginette previously served as WWF-US’s senior vice president for strategy and science, managing vice president for conservation, and director of TRAFFIC USA. An ecologist with over 30 years of international conservation experience.
Ginette received a BS in biology from the College of William & Mary, studied history and philosophy at Oxford University, and was an ELIAS Fellow with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Aban Marker Kabraji
Ms Kabraji served as the Regional Director for IUCN Asia and Director of the IUCN Regional Hub for Asia-Oceania. She oversaw and maintained an active presence in 15 countries, and was responsible for more than 70 wide-ranging environmental initiatives.
With more than 30 years of experience, her leadership has been instrumental in bringing awareness to vital conservation issues such as gender, culture, and sovereignty. In 2018, she was a recipient of the Tamgha-i-Imtiaz Pakistan Civil Award in recognition of her outstanding contributions to conservation and development in Pakistan. Ms Kabraji serves as Co-Chair of the Mangroves for the Future initiative. She is also a member of the Advisory Committee of the United Nations Centre for Regional Development and is on the Board of Trustees, TRAFFIC International. She led the External Review of the International Institute for Environment and Development (2011–2012) and sits on the Green Economy Coalition Steering Group. Recently, Ms Kabraji was appointed Team Leader of the Special Policy Study on the “Green Belt and Road Initiative and 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development” under the China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development. She was also appointed by the Jeju Special Self-Governing Province to sit on the Global Environmental Advisory Committee for Jeju Province. Ms Kabraji is a member of the External Advisory Board for the Yale Global Institute of Sustainable Forestry, a McCluskey Fellow, a visiting professor with the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, and a sought-after lecturer worldwide.
Jon Hutton is Executive Director for Global Conservation Impact at WWF International. For the five years before that he was Executive Director of the Luc Hoffmann Institute, also in Switzerland.
He joined the Institute after spending 10 years as a Director in UNEP leading the World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC) in Cambridge, UK. An ecologist who trained for a first degree at the University of Cambridge followed by a doctorate in African wildlife management at the University of Zimbabwe, Jon worked in Africa for 25 years. He has worked in government, NGOs and the private sector holding a range of leadership positions directly linked to nature, natural resources and rural development. Jon’s interests and experience span community and rights-based natural resource management; the relationship between conservation and poverty; the sustainable use of natural resources; wildlife management/policy; and innovation and knowledge management. In recognition of his academic interests he was elected Professor of Sustainable Resource Management at the University of Kent in 2007 and a Fellow of Hughes Hall College, Cambridge in 2017.
Jennifer Mohamed-Katerere is a lawyer by training and currently works as a researcher and consultant focused on the intersection of conservation (and development) with human rights and governance.
Jennifer’s work focuses on developing law, policy and practice that realizes human dignity, builds resilience, promotes prosperity and wellbeing, and recognizes local knowledge while securing sustainable environments. She has led the development of forward-looking tools and approaches – at multiple levels – for just natural resource governance, conflict management, sustainable use of wild living resources and rangeland tenure. She has worked with and for diverse organizations including IUCN and the Open Society Foundation and multi-lateral state organizations such as SADC, UNEP and FAO. Jennifer began her career as a lecturer in Environmental Law at the University of Zimbabwe in 1993.
In recognition of her contribution to just conservation, Jennifer is an honorary member of the ICCA (Territories of Life) Consortium. She currently works closely with the Riverlea Mining Forum a community organization in Johannesburg, to achieve environmental justice in ecologically degraded lands. Jennifer also serves on the Science Advisory Committee of UNECA’s Climate for Development initiative and on the Advisory Council of USAID’s Advancing Rights in Southern Africa programme. Jennifer is a member of two specialist Commissions of IUCN – one focused on social policy and the other on environmental law.
Jennifer is committed to improving governance of conservation organizations. From 2016 until September 2021, Jennifer served on the IUCN Council as chair of its Governance and Constituency Committee. In this role, she spearheaded improved organizational governance including better engagement of small national NGOs and Indigenous Peoples’ Organizations and greater recognition of the importance of diversity.
Heather joined WWF in 2006, initially spending six years managing WWF-UK's work on illegal wildlife trade and wildlife policy. Subsequently, as the Chief Adviser on Wildlife, she provided strategic leadership across WWF-UK's wildlife programmes and policy work, addressing a variety of conservation threats such as human wildlife conflict, over-exploitation, poor habitat management and an absence of local community engagement for a number of the world's most iconic and threatened species, especially across Asia and Africa. Throughout, she led on the delivery of their illegal wildlife trade programmatic and policy work, research and funding. In 2018, she joined the international WWF tiger team, following her passion and expertise on tiger conservation and trade issues, to develop, resource and lead their global tiger trade strategy.
Heather received a BSc in Behavioural Science from Nottingham University and an MSc in Integrated Environmental Studies from Southampton University, in the UK. She has over 20 years of experience in wildlife conservation.
Jacques Pitteloud serves as Ambassador of Switzerland to the United States of America since 2019.
He joined the Swiss Foreign Service in 1987, and has served as a trade attaché at the Swiss Embassy in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (1988-89); in the Swiss Strategic Intelligence Service (1990-95); personal advisor to two Defence Ministers (1989-1999); Head of a Study Group tasked to develop the future structures of the Swiss Armed Forces (1999-2000); the first Intelligence Coordinator at the Swiss Ministry of Defence (2000-2005); Director of Arms Control, Disarmament, Security Policy and Intelligence at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2005-2010); Swiss Ambassador to Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Somalia and the Seychelles (2010-2015); and as Director General of the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (2015-2019).
Dr Pitteloud earned a Master’s Degree and a Ph.D. from the Law School at the University of Zürich, and did post-graduate work at the Geneva Center for Security Policy.
A passionate bird photographer, Jacques Pitteloud has published his pictures in several books and publications in Kenya and South Africa.
Pam Davis is President for Europe Global Philanthropic, a global fundraising and strategy practice, with experience in building strategies and securing funding for Higher Education, Conservation, Climate Action and Music.
Prior to joining Global Philanthropic, she led her own consulting company and was Director of Development for the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB), creating their first high-value fundraising programme and their first ethical gifts acceptance policy and procedure. Earlier, she served as Director of Development at ARK and Head of Fundraising at the Cambridge University Development Office, where she led the fundraising team for the University’s historic 800th Anniversary Campaign. Pam founded and subsequently taught the MBA Fundraising course at the University of Cambridge Judge Business School and is a guest lecturer on strategic fundraising for the MPhil Conservation Leadership course at the Cambridge Conservation Campus.
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