We believe in acting collectively.

Our multidisciplinary team is supported by an active and international Board of Trustees, many valued partners and generous interns. We collaborate regularly with the members of our Global Environments Network.

OUR team:

Ugo D’Ambrosio

Scientific and Technical Advisor

Fatiha Tachakourt

Sustainable Livelihoods Programme Officer

Asmaa Maaroufi

Collective Intelligence and Public Participation Field Researcher

Aarti Gor

Programme Manager

Lorenza Arnaboldi

Operations Lead

Simran Rawat

Communications Coordinator

Fayçal Lahrouchi

Communications Officer and Podcast Lead

Susannah McCandless

GDF US Director

Francesca Masoero

ISE Congress Coordinator

Abderrazak Bassir

Field Agronomist

Marina Aman Sham

Webmaster/Web Content Support

Hamza Jabbary

Sustainable Livelihoods Programme Assistant

Hiba Shaimed

Data Analyst, Consolidation and Mapping Consultant

Nihad Aassimi

Cooperatives and Partnerships Officer

Lorén Elhili

Harvest Festival Marrakech Coordinator

Youssef Rochdane

Communications and Events Officer

Salah Noordin

Earthquake Response Consultant

Nessie Reid


Sana Mezoughi

Global Environments Network Programme Coordinator

Emily Caruso

Strategic Advisor and Programme Lead

Dr. Gary J. Martin

Senior Advisor

Tasnim Elboute

Morocco Programme Coordinator

Lalla Hakima Drissi

Animal Management Consultant

Hassan Rankou

Agrobiodiversity Conservation and Livelihoods Expert

Our Boards:

Yadvinder Malhi
Howard Nelson
Sarah-Lan Mathez-Stiefel
William Carey
Wolde Tadesse

Nancy Turner
Carolyn Finney
Darcie Houck
Dune Lankard
Octaviana Trujillo
Yolanda Lopez-Maldonado


Our Global Environments Network gathers over 600 members – including activists, artists, practitioners and scholars – from 90 countries from an extraordinary diversity of backgrounds and experiences. Members join the network by participating in one of our events.

Please see our GEN Community to find out more about our members, where they live and work as well as their passions, skills and projects.

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OUR Partners:



Alliance for Mediterranean Nature and Culture


We welcome your interest in our work. Find out more about the internships we offer Please check our Job Vacancies page to find out about any current opportunities.