Peter LaFontaine is a Campaigns Officer with the International Fund for Animal Welfare’s Washington, DC office.
Peter helps to lead IFAW’s U.S. federal and state efforts to safeguard elephants and other species threatened by illegal wildlife trafficking, and advocates for stronger measures to address climate change. Prior to joining IFAW, Peter worked for the National Wildlife Federation on climate change, fossil fuel, and natural resource adaptation issues, and was a staff naturalist for the Cottonwood Gulch Foundation in New Mexico.
Peter holds a B.A. from Washington University in St. Louis and is a recent graduate of the Emerging Wildlife Conservation Leaders program.