Our Team

Jon Hutton Director

Jon is an ecologist and conservation leader with decades of experience in nature, natural resources, rural development and the complex interplay between politics, economics and environmental policy.

Louise Ann Gallagher Research Programme Head

Louise is an environmental economist with broad range of experience in policy analysis, market transformation and environmental finance.

Carina Wyborn Research Advisor

Carina is an interdisciplinary social scientist with a background in human ecology. Her research focuses knowledge co-production in climate adaptation and biodiversity conservation.

Malika Virah-Sawmy Research Lead: Sustainable Consumption & Production

Malika is a conservation scientist and practitioner with broad range of experience in management, market transformation and livelihood issues.

Melanie Ryan Fellows' Coordinator

Melanie is a program management, engagement and facilitation expert with extensive experience in international cooperation and coordination for environmental program

Sandrine Jimenez Director’s Assistant

Sandrine is our logistics coordinator and has worked with WWF for 8 years.

Sladjana Stankovic Project Finance Manager

Sladjana is a finance professional with experience working for UN and international NGOs.

Nathalie Carminati Logistics and Events Assistant

Nathalie is the Logistics Coordinator for the Luc Hoffmann Institute

Chris JohnsonOur Team