We are proud of our governance and effective direct funding of Global Park Defense for park and wildlife protection in World Heritage Sites and national parks in developing countries. Our Board of Directors meets regularly to assure strong governance, financial accountability and strategic direction, in conjunction with our Senior Advisory Board which works in a technical and scientific advisory capacity.
Jeff Morgan
Executive Director
Jeff Morgan founded Global Conservation to directly assist endangered UNESCO World Heritage and National Parks to achieve 'No Kill, No Cut' protection in the face of accelerating wildlife poaching, illegal logging, mining and encroachment.Global Conservation directly funds Global Park Defense programs for UNESCO and national parks deploying critically needed protection systems, technology and training....
Max Villalobos
Director for Central America
Max's educational background is in management of natural resources. His expertise in biodiversity conservation, protected area management, agroforestry and ecosystems restoration has been developed over almost twenty years working with communities, farmers and indigenous people.
Margoth Quispe
Director, South America
Ms. Margoth Quispe is a trained attorney well-known in Peru for her effective work representing indigenous communities of the Amazon and nature conservation to protect rainforests and wildlife. She holds a law degree focused on Indigenous Rights and undergraduate degree from Lima.
Oliver Fankem
Director for Central Africa
Oliver Fankem is a conservation biologist from Cameroon and our new Director for Central Africa. Oliver’s dedication to conservation began in his childhood, when he spent most of his days exploring for “forest snacks” and fishing. He was in awe of a TV program called “Splendeur Sauvage” and of videos from Jacques Cousteau’s marine expeditions.
Alejandro González
Director for Mexico
Alejandro is an oceanologist and former director & manager of UNESCO Marine World Heritage Sites in the Gulf of California, and our new Director for Mexico. Alejandro is a dedicated oceanologist and former MPA Director with fourteen years of solid experience, knowledge and skills in marine and coastal ecosystem conservation.
Julien Godfrey
Manager, Global Park Defense
Julien is working with Global Conservation to assist protected area authorities in setting up and refining patrol-based monitoring systems, and to enable effective adaptive management. Julien graduated from Oxford University in Biological Sciences, and then as a postgraduate received a Graduate Diploma in Law from City University.
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