Julia Marton-Lefèvre
Executive Fellow,
School of Forestry and Environmental Studies Yale University


Laurence Breton-Moyet
Executive Director, Operations
L’Agence Française de Développement

Julia Bucknall
Acting Senior Director,
Environment and Natural Resources Global Practice
World Bank

Daniel Calleja Crespo
Director General for Environment
European Commission

Naoko Ishii
Chairperson and CEO
The Global Environment Facility

Mitsutoshi Kajikawa
Director of Development Issues
Ministry of Finance – International Bureau
Government of Japan

Jennifer Morris
Chief Operating Officer
Conservation International

Roberto Ridolfi
Director Sustainable Growth and Development
Directorate General for International Cooperation and Development  - DEVCO
European Commission

Jørgen Thomsen
Director, Climate Solutions
The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
Gustavo Fonseca
Director of Programs
The Global Environment Facility

Chris Holtz
Director, Conservation and Sustainable Development
The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

Andrea Kutter
Senior Operations Officer, Environment and Natural Resources
World Bank

Tiphaine Leménager
Project Manager
Agriculture, Rural Development, Biodiversity Sustainable Development
L’Agence Française de Développement

Philippe Mayaux
Team Leader
Head of Sector, Biodiversity and Forests
European Commission

Yves Pinsonneault
Vice President, Global Program Support
Conservation International

Anne Theo Seinen
Policy Officer
Directorate General for Environment
European Commission

Sachin Shahria
Environmental Specialist
World Bank

Akiko Tabata
Assistant Director, Global Biodiversity Strategy Office
Nature Conservation Bureau
Ministry of the Environment
Government of Japan

Yoko Watanabe
Senior Biodiversity Specialist
The Global Environment Facility
Olivier Langrand
Executive Director

Priscila Borba
Grant Manager

Pierre Carret
Grant Director

Bradford Castro
Finance Manager

Antonia Cermak-Terzian
Senior Grant Manager

Céline Desbrosses
Executive Assistant

Skylar Hurwitz
Grant Manager

Nina Marshall
Senior Director, Monitoring, Evaluation and Outreach

Kevin McNulty
Senior Director, Finance and Operations

Marsea Nelson
Communications Manager

Megan Oliver
Director, Grants Management Unit

Peggy Poncelet
Grant Director

Daniel Rothberg
Grant Director

Julie Shaw
Communications Director

Jack Tordoff
Managing Director

Nicole Zach
Finance Coordinator

Michele Zador
Grant Director

Caribbean Islands

Anna Hadeed
Manager, CEPF RIT
Caribbean Natural Resources Institute (CANARI)
Port of Spain, Trinidad, West Indies


Michael Becker
Team Leader, CEPF RIT
Instituto Internacional de Educação do Brasil (IEB)
Brasília, Brazil

East Melanesian Islands

Helen Pippard
Manager, CEPF RIT
IUCN Oceania
Suva, Fiji

Eastern Afromontane

Maaike Manten
Manager, CEPF RIT
BirdLife International
Nairobi, Kenya

Guinean Forests of West Africa

Tommy Garnett
Team Leader, CEPF RIT
BirdLife International
Accra, Ghana


James Tallant
Manager, CEPF RIT
IUCN Asia Regional Office
Bangkok, Thailand

Madagascar and Indian Ocean Islands

Ravaka Ranaivoson
RIT Manager
Fondation Tany Meva
Antananarivo, Madagascar


Roelie Kloppers
Project Leader, CEPF RIT
Wildlands Conservation Trust
KwaZulu-Natal, Republic of South Africa

Mediterranean Basin

Liz Smith
Manager, CEPF RIT
BirdLife International
Cambridge, England, UK

Tropical Andes

Imke Oetting
Coordinator, CEPF RIT
Foundation for the Development of the National System of Protected Areas of Bolivia (FUNDESNAP)
La Paz, Bolivia


Adi Widyanto
Manager, CEPF RIT
Burung Indonesia
West Java, Indonesia

Western Ghats

Bhaskar Acharya
Project Coordinator, CEPF RIT
Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment
Bangalore, India

Photo Credits

Liberian woman. © Conservation International/photo by Mike Matarasso.
Rhino, South Africa. © Steve Slater.
Pair of northern bald ibises, Morocco. © Olivier Langrand.