Daniel Zarin is a scientist and global thought-leader who has worked at the intersections of forests, people and climate for over 30 years. We sat down with Dr. Zarin to discuss his career so far, his new role with WCS and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the fight against climate change.
Cuso International, one of Canada’s longest serving international development organizations, today announced the appointment of Nicolas Moyer as its new Chief Executive Officer, effective October 1st, 2021.
As an award-winning serial social entrepreneur, green tech innovator, STEM ambassador and board member of the Greater Manchester Local Enterprise Partnership, Dr Marilyn Comrie OBE is no stranger to taking on new challenges. We sat down with Marilyn to discuss Perrett Laver and Sport England’s Diversity in Sport Leadership Programme and her role with Greater Sport.
Sustainable seafood standards group the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) Americas has appointed Erika Feller as regional director of the Americas. Feller, based in Washington DC, joins from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, where she oversaw ocean and coastal conservation efforts.
The UK Innovation and Science Seed Fund (UKI2S) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Andrew Mackintosh as the new Chair of its Advisory Board. UKI2S enables and accelerates the commercial success of innovative companies from the UK’s publicly funded research base ranging from nuclear fusion to agrifoods and from synthetic biology to AI and space technologies.
Newswise — Daniel J. Zarin has been named the Wildlife Conservation Society’s first Executive Director of Forests and Climate Change to lead the organization’s work emphasizing forests as a key nature-based solution to the climate crisis. Zarin is a scientist and global thought-leader who has been focused on addressing the climate crisis for more than 30 years. He is well positioned to lead WCS’s strategy to protect and grow the role of the world’s forests as critical natural infrastructure for climate change mitigation and adaptation, for biodiversity, and for the livelihoods of hundreds of millions of people.
At Perrett Laver, we believe that only with diversity at a senior level can organisations truly understand the perspective of excluded communities and dismantle barriers to success and participation at a grassroots level. That is why we have worked with Sport England and UK Sport since 2018 to create the Diversity in Sport Leadership programme.
Charlottesville, VA — The Center for Open Science (COS) is pleased to announce the appointment of Lisa Cuevas Shaw as Chief Operating Officer and Managing Director, effective July 19, 2021. Cuevas Shaw brings key competencies to COS with experience accumulated over leadership roles intersecting scholarly publishing and technology. As COO and Managing Director, she will oversee the execution of COS’s overall organizational strategy while advancing operational systems and policies.
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