Fauna & Flora International USA, Inc.
Fauna & Flora International (FFI) was founded in the US in 1981, and has a long track record of collaboration with FFI’s sister company in the US to deliver notable conservation impact around the world. In 2016, the partnership with the US sister company evolved to harness the respective strengths of each organization, with the former affiliate taking a new name, and FFI has reestablished itself as a new entity in the US to work with the FFI global network on continuing to conserve threatened species and ecosystems worldwide.
FFI’s new affiliate in the US, Fauna & Flora International USA, Inc. (FFI USA) was incorporated in September 2016 in the State of Delaware. FFI USA is a non-profit, tax-exempt charitable organization (federal tax identification number EIN #81-3967095) under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Donations to FFI USA are tax-deductible as allowed by law.
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Dr Knapp is a Merit Researcher and head of the Algae, Fungi and Plants Division in the Life Sciences Department of the Natural History Museum (London) which she joined in 1992 to manage the international project Flora Mesoamericana - a synoptic inventory of the approximately 17,000 species of plants of the isthmus of Central America. She specialises in the taxonomy of the nightshades - Solanaceae - a plant family with many agriculturally and culturally important species such as potatoes, tomatoes and tobacco. In 2013 Dr Knapp was re-elected to the Council of FFI, having served two previous terms of office from 2004 – 2012. She became President of the FFI USA Board of Directors when it was established in September 2016.
Diana van de Kamp founded WildInvest in 1997, a UK and US endangered species conservation charity. WildInvest is a membership group of entrepreneurial individuals, who donate to a portfolio of 12 early stage conservation projects. She is also a Trustee of the Awana Catchment Trust on Great Barrier Island, New Zealand. In 2014 Diana was re-elected to the Council of FFI, having served two having served two previous terms of office from 2005 - 2013. She became Secretary of the FFI USA Board of Directors when it was established in September 2016.
Diane E. Alfano is the Chairman of Institutional Investor, a premier global media company with offices in New York, London, Hong Kong, Melbourne and Santa Monica covering the financial services industry. Institutional Investor has over 20 publications which include Institutional Investor, Alpha, The Journal of Portfolio Management, The Journal of Retirement, and Global Money Management, as well as research and data services, 17 membership institutes, numerous conferences and events serving the asset management industry globally, and an online community of asset allocators representing the largest investing institutions worldwide. Diane was the first woman to serve on the Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC Board when she was an Executive Director from 2000 until January 2016. She is a Board Director of the Centre for Investor Education based in Melbourne, Australia, a company that Institutional Investor acquired in 2013. Diane has been with Institutional Investor since 1984. Prior to joining Institutional Investor, she was an Account Executive with the Burroughs Corporation. Diane is a graduate of Tufts University in Boston with a B.A. in both French and Political Science and she also studied at La Sorbonne and the Institut d’Etudes des Politiques (Sciences-Po) in Paris.
Millie Kerr is a multimedia journalist focused on wildlife conservation. A former lawyer, Millie has written magazine and newspaper articles for a wide range of publications, among them The Economist, National Geographic Traveller, Popular Science and The New York Times. Her first book--a middle grade novel about British wildlife--was published in 2020, and Bloomsbury is publishing her first work of non-fiction in 2022. "Wilder" spotlights global rewilding projects and will be released as a popular science title. Numerous global conservation NGOs have hired Millie (as an employee or consultant) to provide communications support. Before leaving law, Millie spent two years in private practice and another working for a federal agency. She has a B.A. in history from Wake Forest University, a J.D. in law from The University of Texas, and an MPhil in conservation leadership from Cambridge.
Conserving marine turtles in the eastern Pacific of Nicaragua
Eastern Caribbean Offshore Islands Network
Protecting rosewood from illegal logging in Belize