Marco Lambertini, Director General of WWF International

The WWF (World Wildlife Fund) has been protecting our world's species and natural habitats for over a half century. The WWF is a remarkable organization in its truly global spread of activities, effective preservation of animal life and nature, and the impressive backgrounds of its diverse officers and directors.

The WWF is led by Director General, Marco Lambertini. We are honored to have Mr. Lambertini speak about the WWF's worldwide conservation efforts and his vision of a more sustainable future.

Speaker: Marco Lambertini
Speaker Marco Lambertini
Marco Lambertini became Director General of WWF International in April 2014. With 35 years of conservation leadership, Marco Lambertini began his association with WWF as a youth volunteer growing up in his native Italy. Prior to joining WWF, he served as Chief Executive of BirdLife International, where he oversaw a ...

Marco Lambertini became Director General of WWF International in April 2014.


With 35 years of conservation leadership, Marco Lambertini began his association with WWF as a youth volunteer growing up in his native Italy. Prior to joining WWF, he served as Chief Executive of BirdLife International, where he oversaw a global partnership of over 120 civil society organizations.


Highlights from among Marco’s top conservation achievements so far include:



  • Large-scale changes of attitudes and practices regarding nature and wildlife in Italy;

  • The establishment of the Tuscan Archipelago National Park, the largest marine protected area in Europe; and

  • The Harapan Rainforest initiative in Sumatra, the world’s first forest restoration concession.


Marco Lambertini has a degree in Pharmaceutical Chemistry from the University of Pisa, and has published books ranging from Safari in Africa (Muzzio) to A naturalist’s guide to the Tropics (Chicago University Press).

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Organizer American International Club of Geneva

When?

Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018

11:45 a.m. - 2 p.m.

(GMT+0200) Europe/Zurich

How Much?

  • AIC Members -  CHF70.00
    (ends 02/28/2018)
  • Non-AIC Members -  CHF140.00
    (ends 02/28/2018)
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Where?

Hôtel Métropole

34 quai Général Guisan
Geneva 1204
Switzerland