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MAG welcomes new chair and trustees

MAG welcomes new chair and trustees

MAG is delighted to announce the appointment of a new chair and four new trustees, after more than doubling in size over five years. Julia Palca, the former chair of Macmillan Cancer Support, will become chair of MAG in October, succeeding current chair Karen Brown.

Meet the Leaders: In conversation with Professor Han Dolman

Meet the Leaders: In conversation with Professor Han Dolman

Professor Han Dolman is a leading Earth sciences professor, with years of scientific expertise on issues such as biogeochemical cycles and the atmosphere. We sat down with Han him to discuss his experiences, new role at the Royal Netherlands Institute of Sea Research (NIOZ) and his views on the climate crisis.

Sarah Roberts has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of Practical Action

Sarah Roberts has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of Practical Action

She was appointed unanimously by the board of trustees, took over the role on September 1 and will be the first woman to lead the organisation since its inception. Sarah succeeds Paul Smith Lomas and will lead more than 600 staff working with thousands of the world’s most vulnerable communities in South Asia, Africa and Latin America.

Cuso International Announces the Appointment of Nicolas Moyer as its new CEO

Cuso International Announces the Appointment of Nicolas Moyer as its new CEO

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.

Marine Stewardship Council appoints new Americas director

Marine Stewardship Council appoints new Americas director

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.

WCS Announces Appointment of Daniel J. Zarin as Head of Forests and Climate Change Program

WCS Announces Appointment of Daniel J. Zarin as Head of Forests and Climate Change Program

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.

SPANA appoints new Chief Executive

SPANA appoints new Chief Executive

SPANA (the Society for the Protection of Animals Abroad) announced that Linda Edwards has been appointed as its new Chief Executive this week. Linda will take up her new role in August 2021.

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