WWF International Board

Yolanda Kakabadse Navarro

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Yolanda Kakabadse, President, WWF International
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Yolanda Kakabadse is WWF’s International President and the former Ecuadorian Minister of Environment. 

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André Hoffmann

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André Hoffmann
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Vice President
André Hoffmann is the Vice President of WWF International. He is also non-executive Vice President of Roche Holdings Ltd and of Givaudan SA. He chairs the board of Massellaz SA.

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Markus Joytak Shaw

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Markus Shaw
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Following a degree in history, he spent six years as a corporate lawyer in London, Singapore and Hong Kong before joining the family business in 1992. He is a Director of his family’s investment firm.

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Sir Andrew Cahn

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Andrew Cahn spent most of his career in public service, in the Cabinet Office, the Foreign Office and the Ministry of Agriculture, and three times working in the European Institutions in Brussels. In 1997, he was Chef de Cabinet (Chief of Staff) to Neil Kinnock, Vice President of the Commission and prepared the blueprint for reforming the European Commission. In the 1990s, Sir Andrew worked at the heart of the British government in the Cabinet Office, first as Principal Private Secretary to the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, then as Deputy Head of the European Secretariat.

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Cheryl Carolus

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Cheryl Carolus
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Cheryl Carolus is Executive Chair, Peotona Group Holdings (Pty) Ltd, a wholly women-owned company with assets in resources and infrastructure feeder industries.

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Nitin Desai

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Nitin Desai
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Nitin Desai is one of the world leaders in policy making in the realm of sustainable development and is at the forefront of the global fight against climate change.

He is a member of the Indian Prime Minister’s Council on Climate Change.

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Dr. Adil Najam

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Dr Adil Najam
Adil Najam is a leading scholar of environmental policy, global governance and international development. He is a former Vice Chancellor of the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), Pakistan and currently a Professor of International Relations, Earth and Environment at Boston University.

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Vincent S. Perez

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Vince Perez
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Mr Pérez is founder and CEO of Alternergy Partners, a power company focused on developing renewable power projects in emerging countries in Asia.

He is also Chairman of Merritt Partners, an energy advisory firm to companies doing business in Asia, and Chairman of WWF-Philippines.

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Prof. Alison Richard

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Alison Richard
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Professor Dame Alison Richard has a doctorate from London University and became Professor of Anthropology at Yale University in 1986.

An eminent researcher, Professor Richard has studied the ecology and social behaviour of wild primates in Central America, West Africa, and the Himalayan foothills. For over thirty years, she has worked to help conserve Madagascar’s unique natural heritage and enhance socio-economic opportunities for people living in and around the forest.

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