Mr Martijn Wilder, AM
Martijn is passionate about preserving nature and leaving the world a better place for future generations.
President, Director; Member, Board of Directors since 2012. Founding Partner, Pollination Capital Partners; Director, Climate Council of Australia; Chair, NSW Climate Change Council; Governing Board member, Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEEP); Member, Wentworth Institute of Concerned Scientists; Visiting Professor of Law, Australian National University; Former Partner, Baker McKenzie (Head of Baker McKenzie’s Global Environmental Markets and Climate Change practice, and Chair, Baker McKenzie Law for Development Initiative).
Ms Renee Boundy
Director; Secretary; Member, Board of Directors since 2014; Member Nominating and Governance Committee.
Partner at Allens since 2012; Member, Finance and Treasury Association; Member, Asia Pacific Loan Market Association; Former Director, Odyssey of the Mind.
Prof. Chris Dickman
Chris has long been fascinated by biodiversity, the processes that shape where living things occur, what they are, what they do and how they interact. He is deeply concerned about the erosion of biodiversity and its consequences for human and planetary health and strives to find ways to achieve more effective conservation.
Director; Member, Board of Directors since 2015; Member, Eminent Scientists Group; Chair, Nominating and Governance Committee.
Professor in Ecology (Personal Chair), University of Sydney; Councillor, Royal Zoological Society of NSW; Member of the Research Committee for the Hermon Slade Foundation and the Australia and Pacific Science Foundation; Scientific Associate of the Taronga Conservation Society Australia; Member, Technical Advisory Panel, Environmental Defenders Office; Member, Invasive Species Council; Fellow, Australian Academy of Science.
Mr Peter Everingham
Peter has long grappled with how to protect the environment from the growth-centric nature of his business world. He has a particular love of the oceans and a keen interest in sustainable agriculture.
Director; Member, Board of Directors since 2017; Member, Finance, Audit & Risk Management Committee; Member, Nominating and Governance Committee; Director, iCar Asia Pty Ltd.; Director, Super Retail Group; Director, Lion's Share Fund Australia; Director ME Bank. Former Managing Director of SEEK Limited's International division including Chairman of their China business, Zhaopin Limited and Director of their education businesses, IDP Education, Online Education Services and THINK Education; Former director of strategy for Yahoo! in Australia and Southeast Asia.
Dr Guy Fitzhardinge, AM
Director; Member, Board of Directors since 2013.
Managing Director, Thring Pastoral Co.; Director, Northern Australia Indigenous Land and Sea Management Alliance (NAILSMA); Honorary Research Fellow, Centre for the Study of the Inland, Latrobe University; Deputy Chair, Uralba Aged Care; Member, Editorial Board for the Journal of Ecological Management and Restoration.
Mr Stephen Gottlieb
Stephen is passionate about using the skills he has developed in his profession to give something back to his community and the environment in which we live. He feels the best way to do this is in an organisation like WWF which works with a broad range of people, many of whom may have different perspectives but where they always aim to work together for the common good and place emphasis on the science.
Director; Member, Board of Directors since 2013; Chair, Finance, Audit and Risk Management Committee.
Special Counsel – Tax at KPMG; Board Member, Force Majeure; Member Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia; Chartered Tax Advisor.
Prof. Lesley Hughes
Lesley has been passionate about the natural world for as long as she can remember. She is particularly engaged with how climate change affects species and ecosystems and works hard to communicate these impacts to the general public.
Director; Member, Board of Directors since 2013.
Member, Nominating & Governance Committee; Member, Eminent Scientists Group. Pro Vice-Chancellor, Research Integrity and Development, Macquarie University; Member, Climate Scientists Australia; Member, Steering Group of Future Earth Australia; Member, Conservation Science Advisory Council for the Taronga Institute; Steering Committee, NESP Earth Systems and Climate Change Hub; Member, Wentworth Group of Concerned Scientists; Member, Climate Scientists Australia; Councillor, Climate Council of Australia; Member, Climate Science Expert Panel for the Australia Pacific Climate Partnership support Unit.
Mr Sean Triner
Director; Member, Board of Directors since 2017; Member, Finance Audit & Risk Management Committee; .
Director and Owner of Moceanic; Director, Better World Ventures Pty Ltd.; former owner and co-founder of Pareto Fundraising.
Mrs Nicole Sparshott
Nicky is CEO of Unilever Australia & New Zealand and Global CEO of luxury retailer, T2 Tea. She has over 25 years of experience in developing and building brands, growing businesses, and transforming infrastructure and culture. She has worked across a broad range of organisations including Unilever, The Coca-Cola Company, P&G and George Patterson Y&R.
Nicky is also a Non-Executive Director on the Board of both WWF-Australia & Global Sisters. She is a passionate advocate that businesses today must drive sustainable agendas that positively impact both people and the planet and in doing so be a true force for good.
Director; Member, Board of Directors since 2018.
CEO T2 Tea since 2016 and Global Vice President Unilever since 2011; Non-Executive Director, Global Sisters; Former senior level commercial and marketing roles held Unilever,
the Coca-Cola Company and George Patterson Y&R across multiple markets – Asia, UK, USA and Australia.
Mr Phil Rist
Director; Member, Board of Directors since 2019.
Phil is a Traditional Owner from the Nywaigi people. He has always been passionate about Indigenous land and sea management which includes culture, people and how effective Indigenous management of Country can contribute to the spiritual, emotional health of mob.
Executive Officer and founding member, Girringun Aboriginal Corporation; Director, Wet Tropics Management Authority; Director, North Queensland Tropics Board; Chairperson, Indigenous Arts Centre Alliance.
Former Chair, Indigenous Reef Advisory Committee for the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority; Former Deputy Chairperson, North Qld Land Council.
Phil was the first Indigenous marine parks inspector employed by the Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service.
He then became ranger-in-charge of the former Lumholtz National Park which he was ironically, instrumental in changing the name from Lumholtz to Girringun National Park.