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:

Lorenza Arnaboldi

Administration and Operations Coordinator

Nessie Reid


Louisa Aarrass

Programme Consultant

Tasnim Elboute

Morocco Programme Coordinator

Simran Rawat

Communications Coordinator

Dr. Gary J. Martin

Senior Advisor

Emily Caruso


Hafida Mazoud

Sustainable Livelihoods Programme Coordinator

Nihad Aassimi

Cooperative Recruitment and Liaison Consultant

Fayçal Lahrouchi

Communications Officer and Podcast Lead

Youssef Rochdane

Translator and Content Writer

Abderrazak Bassir

Seed Entrepreneurship Consultant

Susannah McCandless

GDF US Director

Marina Aman Sham

Webmaster/Web Content Support

Inanç Tekguc

Media Consultant

Fatiha Tachakourt

Sustainable Livelihoods Programme Assistant

Lorén Elhili

Harvest Festival Marrakech Coordinator

Hakima Drissi

Livestock Consultant

Ugo D’Ambrosio

Scientific and Technical Advisor

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.