Wildlife Friendly Enterprise Network
Wildlife Friendly Enterprise Network

Circle of Experts

Circle of Experts


Conservation and certification in a changing world are complex tasks. We consult regional and topical experts on a variety of issues both from within our own Board, Founding Organizations, and Network as well as soliciting advice from outside experts.

Large & Meso Carnivores

John Shivik, non-lethal techniques for predation management, North Americashutterstock_157024055
Dr. Leandro Silveira, Jaguar Friendly™ Technical Advisory Committee, Brazil
Diego Zarrate, Jaguar Friendly™ Technical Advisory Committee, Colombia / Costa Rica
Dr. Chris Nagy, Mianus River Gorge & Gotham Coyote Project (coyote, white-tailed deer, raptors and urban/suburban wildlife ecology)

Primates / Great Apes

Anna Behm Masozera, Gorilla Friendly™ Technical Advisory Committee, Rwanda
Stephen Asuma, Gorilla Friendly™ Technical Advisory Committee, Uganda
Salvatrice Musabyeyezu, Gorilla Friendly™ Technical Advisory Committee, Rwanda
Rebecca Rose, Pan African Sanctuary Alliance and the Human Wildlife Conflict Collaboration

Elephant Friendly™ Products & Tourism

coming soon!

Wildlife Friendly™ Tourism

Dr. Simon Morgan, Wildlife ACT, Botswana
Mark Jordahl, Tourism and Conservation Specialist, Conservation Concepts, Kampala, Uganda

Illegal Wildlife Trade

Dr. Simon Morgan, Wildlife ACT, Botswana
Rebecca Rose,Pan African Sanctuary Alliance and the Human Wildlife Conflict Collaboration

Marine Issues

Rachel Silverstein, Knauss Sea Grant Fellow in Marine Policy the U.S. Senate
Dr. Karen L. EckertExecutive Director, Wider Caribbean Sea Turtle Conservation, Network (WIDECAST),  Sea Turtle Friendly™ Technical Advisory Committee
Dr. Kimberly M. Stewart, Director, St. Kitts Sea Turtle Monitoring Network, Sea Turtle Friendly™ Technical Advisory Committee
Sara Ramirez, Program Officer, TURTLE APPROVED, Sea Turtle Friendly™ Technical Advisory Committee

Wildlife Conflict

Tara K. Meyer, Human-Wildlife Coexistence Technical Advisor

Community Conservation

Rebecca Rose, Pan African Sanctuary Alliance and the Human Wildlife Conflict Collaboration

Consumer Products (Food, Textiles, Cosmetics)

Meagan E. Smith, Director PepsiCo Sustainability
Joy DuPuis, Tempeh Girls and New Product Innovation for DuPuis Ventures

Branding & Marketing

Meagan E. Smith, Director PepsiCo Sustainability

Animal Welfare Issues

Anne Gillespie, Director of Industry Integrity, Textile Exchange
Andrew Gunther, Animal Welfare Approved