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  • Adam Sweidan

    Chair of Trustees

    Adam has a deep love for the natural world and is an advocate for the intrinsic value of all species. He applies his knowledge of, and experience with, global markets to design and support organisations that work at the nexus of environmental health, human health, and social justice. He is passionat

  • Catherine Bryan


    Catherine uses her experience in organisational development, markets and risk, alongside her fascination with the natural world to support a wide range of work that promotes the protection and regeneration of nature. She embraced her growing interest in the environment in 2014, taking on pro-bono wo

  • Jessica Sweidan

    Founding Trustee

    Jessica is a creative, natural connector. She draws on her personal experience in philanthropy to encourage others to reimagine how they can more effectively support those on the frontlines of environmental defence. Her deep understanding of the importance of bio-cultural conservation and its crucia

  • Tom Fernandez


    Tom Fernandez is a founder of Balto Therapeutics, a specialty pharmaceutical company in New York. Previously, he co-founded Retrophin, Inc., a public biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering, developing and marketing innovative therapies for rare, catastrophic childhood diseases. Before that

  • William Eccles


    William works as an adviser to conservation organisations, focusing generally on leadership and strategy. His work is divided between funding, campaigning and operating organisations in the UK and front line community-based conservation NGOs around the world. Before becoming a trustee William advise