is a director of Wild Aid, a group that provides immediate assistance
and builds for long-term protection for wild animals and their habitats.
WildAid works closely with local governments and non-governmental
organizations to develop and implement more effective wildlife programs.
He has a background in international security and investigations and
a Masters Degree in National Security. He previously served as Director
of Global Survival Network, Analyst for the National Security Archive,
and Investigator for the Environmental Investigation Agency. He has
led numerous investigations into black market operations all over
the world, including the illegal trade in endangered species in North
America, Africa, Asia, South America, and Russia. He has also designed
wildlife protection programs in Russia and Asia, including the renowned
"Operation Amba" which has helped to bring the Siberian
tiger back from a near slide to extinction.