Board of Directors

Founder and Chairman of the Board

Born in New York City, Dr. Kaplan was raised in Florida where he formed a strong passion for wildlife conservation. The iconic Florida panther inspired his dream to one day become a wildlife...

CEO

Dr. Alan Rabinowitz is one of the world’s leading big cat experts, and has been called ‘The Indiana Jones of Wildlife Conservation’ by TIME Magazine. Dr. Rabinowitz graduated from the University...

Matthew Bostock co-founded Lake 5 Media in June 2000 and has served as Lake 5 Media's CEO since its inception. Prior to that, Mr. Bostock worked at the National Basketball Association in the...

J. Michael Cline is the founding Partner of Accretive LLC. Michael and other Accretive principals founded Exult, Xchanging, Fandango, Accretive Health and Accolade. Before founding Accretive...

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David Hirschfeld is currently the Global Head of Back Office Securities Data at Thomson Reuters. Previous to this role, he was Managing Director and Head of the Times Series Practice Area within...

Mrs. Razan Al Mubarak is Secretary-General of the Environment Agency Abu Dhabi (EAD). EAD is Abu Dhabi’s environmental regulatory authority, established in 1996 with the objective of protecting...

Chief Executive Officer, Jynwel Capital Limited
Co-Director, Jynwel Charitable Foundation Limited

Mr. Jho Low is a global investor and philanthropist who encourages market access and...

Edith's passion for wildlife conservation has led her to active involvement in the conservation community including serving as a Trustee of the Wildlife Conservation Society for 30 years....

Mr. Duncan McFarland is the former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Wellington Management Company, a privately-owned global investment management firm. He served as Chairman and CEO from...

Claudia McMurray is Senior Counsellor to the Prince of Wales’s International Sustainability Unit (ISU), representing the sustainability work of the Prince’s Charities in the United States. She...

William Natbony is the Chief Executive Officer of Tigris Financial Group Ltd., a member of the Tigris Group of companies with areas of focus that include resources and the resources sector, real...

Merritt Paulson is the Owner and President of the Portland Timbers of Major League Soccer (MLS).

Panthera's Officers

Treasurer and President

Luke Hunter is the President of Panthera and formerly headed the Wildlife Conservation Society's Great Cats Program. Hunter’s doctoral and post-doctoral research developed methods to reintroduce...

Senior Vice President

Andrea Heydlauff serves as Panthera's Senior Vice President, where she oversees the operations of the organization, with a strong focus on communications and media programs, outreach and...

Chief Financial Officer

Gary serves as Panthera‘s Chief Financial Officer. After completing eight years of military service during the 1960’s, he obtained his BBA in accounting from City University of New York-Baruch...

CEO

Dr. Alan Rabinowitz is one of the world’s leading big cat experts, and has been called ‘The Indiana Jones of Wildlife Conservation’ by TIME Magazine. Dr. Rabinowitz graduated from the University...