Jonathan Baillie is the CEO of On The EDGE Conservation, a media and technology company promoting the natural world and advancing the science of nature communication. He is also President of the board of Natural State, a NGO committed catalyzing large-scale restoration and rewilding. Previous to this he was Chief Scientist and Executive Vice President at National Geographic, and before this, Jonathan was Conservation Programmes Director at the Zoological Society London (ZSL) for 14 years, where he was responsible for conservation projects focusing on threatened species and their habitats in more than 50 countries. He holds an undergraduate degree from Queen’s University in Canada, a Master of Science in Conservation Biology from Yale University, and a PhD in Biology from Silwood Park, Imperial College; his postdoctoral research was undertaken at the Zoological Society of London, Institute of Zoology. Jonathan is currently a Visiting Professor of Zoology at the University of Oxford.