Mark Spalding works for The Nature Conservancy, and also has a strong academic leaning. He is based at the University of Siena, Italy, and is a research fellow in the University of Cambridge.
Jose Ambrocio is a Municipal Councilor of Looc, Occidental Mindoro, an area in the Philippines that is heavily dependent on fisheries.
Professor Steven Pinker is an experimental psychologist who has done research in visual cognition, psycholinguistics, and social relations.
Sir David Attenborough has been a leading figure in British broadcasting since he joined the BBC in 1952, and created his now famous Zoo Quest programmes.
Debbie Pain has worked in international conservation since finishing her DPhil on lead poisoning in birds 30 years ago.
Tony Martin is Professor of Animal Conservation at the University of Dundee and was formerly a zoologist with the British Antarctic Survey and Sea Mammal Research Unit in Cambridge.
A mammologist by training, Mike Hoffmann’s background includes work in inter-governmental (IUCN), non-governmental (ZSL, WCMC, Conservation International) and academic (University of Oxford, University of Pretoria) environments, and extensive experience in international species conservation.
Carolina Soto-Vargas has worked on a number of conservation projects, including a spell at Panthera Foundation for 5 years as Program Manager for the Northern South America Jaguar Program.
Brian Eversham has been Chief Executive of the Wildlife Trust for Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire since 2009, having previously worked as Conservation Director for the Trust.
Paul Eaves is a chartered geotechnical engineer working for the world’s largest civil engineering design consultancy, AECOM.