Dr Valentin von Massow works in the energy, environment and agriculture sectors in India, Germany and UK. His professional experience includes 3 years development work during his PhD and with the International Livestock Centre for Africa; 19 years management consulting and line responsibilities with The Boston Consulting Group in Germany, UK and India; and 15 years of Board memberships. He provides rich business, organisational and change management expertise and solid financial competence.
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Johan Rostoft is CEO of Propel Sayfr AS, an HR tech provider delivering scalable, digital services to help its customers prevent and manage failures and accidents. Propel Sayfr is an early-stage company that takes the human factor seriously and enables organizations to measure and improve their culture for the benefit of people and the environment. Johan is based in Oslo, Norway.
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Roseline C. Beudels is a conservation biologist by training and with some 38 years of experience has devoted her life to nature and wildlife. For the past 12 years she has been Co-Leader and then Head of the Conservation Biology Unit of the Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences (RBINS).
Roseline has a vast field experience in conservation both living and working in The Congo Basin, Rwanda, Indonesia and being involved in conservation initiatives and projects developed and run by WWF International, FAO, UNDP, to mention just a few.
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Sir Andrew Cahn is the former Chair of WWF-UK. Andrew was a career civil servant in London and Brussels. He focussed on EU, environmental and trade issues finishing his career as CEO of UK Trade and Investment. He has been a Trustee of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and is currently a Trustee of the Gatsby Foundation, the Arvon Foundation and the Institute for Government, as well as serving on the Boards of Nomura International plc, Huawei Technologies (UK) and Lloyd’s of London.
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Jack Clemons is a highly international Non-Executive Director and business leader with large-scale leadership and mentoring experience. Jack has global CEO experience in building businesses internationally, with particular emphasis on digital and supply chains. As a former Audit Partner and global CFO has developed key insights into managing risk and finance in international organisations. He is currently a Non-Executive Director and Audit Committee member at DKSH and Banque Cantonale Vaudoise. Jack has lived and worked in UK, Singapore, France and US; based in Switzerland since 2000, with dual Swiss/UK nationality.
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Dr Pamela Matson is the Chair of WWF-US
Dr Pam Matson is an interdisciplinary sustainability scientist, academic leader, and organizational strategist. Her research addresses a range of environment and sustainability issues, including sustainability of agricultural systems and vulnerability and resilience of particular people and places to climate change. With multidisciplinary teams of researchers, managers, and decision-makers, she has worked to develop agricultural approaches that reduce environmental impacts while improving human well-being.
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Ziya Tong is a communications and media expert and an award-winning author and broadcaster, best known for her work with Discovery’s flagship science show, Daily Planet, and NOVA ScienceNow on PBS. She was previously a member of the Board of WWF-Canada for some eight years, finishing her term as Vice-Chair. Ziya joined the WWF International Board in January 2020.
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Sam Muller is the founding director of HiiL, whose mission is to enable 150 million people to prevent or resolve their most pressing justice problems by 2030. He is Chair of the Supervisory Board of the World Wildlife Fund in The Netherlands and the Wildlife Justice Commission. He is a board member of the Hague Journal on the Rule of Law, the Hague Academic Coalition, The Hague Institute for Global Justice, and the Dr. Hendrik Muller's Vaderlandsch Fonds. He is active within the World Economic Forum where he is currently member of the Global Future Council on Technology, Values and Policy.
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Since January 2010 Philippe Prufer is an Investor, Board Member, Consultant and Philanthropist. As founder and CEO of SKP, he manages a broad and global portfolio of investments around the world.
Philippe had a 22 year executive career at Eli Lilly and Company and has an extensive multicultural and international background having lived in various countries and speaking Portuguese, English, Spanish, German and French.
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Elaine J Cheung has more than 25 years of corporate experience in Asia. She is a purpose-driven CFO and Board Director, helping companies fulfil their commitments to environmental and social sustainability through profitable strategies. She started her career as a CPA and worked in industries as diverse as healthcare, consumer goods, apparel & footwear, supply chain and aquaculture. Currently she is an Operating Partner at Temasek with a mandate to build and operate a company to accelerate the adoption of sustainable food in Asia. Elaine serves on the Audit Committee of the UN World Food Programme, 2020 Nobel Peace Laureate. Her past board experiences include INED and AC Chair for a Hong Kong listed furniture & lifestyle company, Asian Development Bank Nominated Director at Mountain Hazelnut Group in Bhutan, Board of Governors of the American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong and NED for Guangzhou Pharmaceutical Corporation. She is a curator and connector of people and ideas. Her infectious enthusiasm make her a natural mentor and leader of high-performing teams. She is a Hong Kong born Chinese American and currently based in Singapore.
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Ahmad Alhendawi is the Secretary General, CEO of the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM), the world’s leading education youth movement supporting over 54 million members in 171 National Scout Organizations. Prior to his appointment and following a career in public policy and development at the League of Arab States, Save the Children, UNFPA, Alhendawi served as the first-ever United Nations Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth. A Jordanian national, he studied and worked in Jordan, Iraq, Egypt, Turkey, France, Germany, Malaysia and the United States.
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Dave Lewis is Chair of WWF-UK taking up this role in July 2020.
Dave joined the Board of Tesco PLC as Group Chief Executive on 1 September 2014. Over the last 5 years he has led a successful turnaround of the UK’s leading food retailer, including the merger with Booker to create a unique leading Food Business in the UK.
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