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Jeffrey Parrish

Wildlife Conservation Network
Vice President of Conservation

Jefe (Jeffrey Parrish) is the Vice President for Conservation at the Wildlife Conservation Network, where he is responsible for supporting, growing and strengthening a network of the most innovative conservation heroes saving wildlife around the world.  He has a particular focus on identifying the most urgent and innovative projects that can reverse the elephant crisis, and raising the funding and political will to ensure we will always live in a world with vibrant elephant populations.

Prior to joining WCN, Jefe was a Managing Director at the World Wildlife Fund where he launched initiatives to engage the travel industry in conservation and developed new cutting edge concepts for game-changing funders such as Google and Leonardo DiCaprio.  Prior to WWF, Jefe led the Freedom to Roam (FTR) coalition, where -with Patagonia Inc. - he developed groundbreaking partnerships and campaigns to promote the connectivity of increasingly fragmented lands and waters for wildlife in North America.  Jefe held several leadership positions over his 12-year career at The Nature Conservancy and at Manomet Center for Conservation Science.

My Speakers Sessions

Monday, September 25

3:30pm MDT