Leadership team

IFAW leadership are available for comment on a wide array of animal welfare topics both as a general resource and for media interviews.

Executive Leadership

President and Chief Executive Officer
Chair, Board of Directors
Vice President, Programs & Int'l Operations
Chief Financial Officer
Vice President of Communications
Director of IT and Facilities
Director of Human Resources

Regional Leadership

Dr. Elsayed Ahmed Mohamed, Regional Director, Middle East and North Africa
Regional Director, Middle East and North Africa
Jason Bell, Program Director, Elephants Regional Director, South Africa
Program Director, Elephants, Regional Director, South Africa
Jeffrey Flocken, Regional Director, North America
Regional Director, North America
IFAW Japan Representative
IFAW Japan Representative
Grace Ge Gabriel, Regional Director, Asia
Regional Director, Asia
James Isiche, Regional Director, East Africa
Regional Director, East Africa
Isabel McCrea, Regional Director, Oceania
Regional Director, Oceania
Vivek Menon, Director of IFAW partner, Wildlife Trust of India
Regional Director, South Asia
Céline Sissler-Bienvenu, Director, France and Francophone Africa
Director, France and Francophone Africa
Dr. Ralf (Perry) Sonntag, Country Director, Germany
Country Director, Germany
Arien van der Heijden, Country Director, Netherlands
Country Director, Netherlands
Dr. Maria (Masha) N. Vorontsova, Regional Director, Russia & CIS
Regional Director, Russia & CIS
Patricia Zaat, Country Director, Canada
Country Director, Canada
Sonja Van Tichelen, Regional Director, European Union
Regional Director, European Union