Mark is a Campaigns Officer with the International Fund for Animal Welfare’s Washington D.C. office where he works to promote coexistence with wildlife across the U.S.
He brings a science background to IFAW’s Washington, D.C. policy team, working with both academics and communities on the ground doing good work for animals.
Mark previously worked on federal and state policy and legislation issues that dealt with wildlife trade issues, most notably the ivory trade and the pangolin trade. He also represented IFAW at international for a including the IUCN World Conservation Congress and the CITES Conference of Parties (both in 2016) promoting policies that benefit wildlife conservation. Most notably, Mark was instrumental in making sure all eight pangolin species being listed on Appendix I of CITES.
He holds a M.P.P., M.S., and B.S. from the University of Maryland, College Park where he graduated as part of the interdisciplinary CONS program.
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