Vance G. Martin
President of The WILD Foundation
Vance G. Martin has been President of The WILD Foundation since 1983, a US-based, global conservation not-for-profit established in 1974, and originally founded in Africa by Ian Player. He has worked or lived in over 60 countries, implementing WILD’s global conservation vision of Nature Needs Half™ while connecting between the headquarters in Colorado (USA) with WILD projects and partner organizations throughout North America and overseas --- including as International Director for the World Wilderness Congress. Working with leaders in government, business, communications, and the arts – in both “western” and traditional cultures -- he is committed to a collaborative approach in crafting positive and effective conservation solutions for wilderness, wildlife and people.