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Our Staff

Suzanne Pelletier

Suzanne PelletierExecutive Director

Viviana BriseñoGraphic Designer


Cameron EllisSenior Geographer & Producer

Mia Mayixuan LiCommunications Intern

Christine HalvorsonProgram Director

Josh LichtensteinProgram Manager


Plinio Pizango HualingaClimate Policy Specialist

HANNAH FRICKCommunications intern

Tom BewickProgram Manager

Wendy PinedaProject Coordinator-Peru


Chipamung ChowdhurySpiritual Leader in Residence

Alexandra ZobelCommunications Manager

Margoth Quispe

Margoth QuispeLegal Advisor & Land Rights Specialist

Georgia BerminghamIntern

2017 Board of Directors

John W. Copeland 
Chair – President, AMG Wealth Partners, LP
S.Todd Crider, Esq.
Vice Chair –  Partner, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, Vice Chair, The Cyrus R. Vance Center for International Justice
Brett Odom
Treasurer – Deputy Chief Compliance Officer at Partner Fund Management, L.P.

Lars von Bennigsen
Fabrizio Chiesa
Filmmaker and photographer, Mangusta Productions
Robert Curran
Independent Photographer
Christian Lelong
Senior Commodity Analyst, Goldman Sachs
Jenny Springer
Director, Equator Group and Chair, IUCN CEESP Theme on Governance, Equity and Rights

All board members listed above are current, independent, voting, members of the Board of Directors