GFG Board Members

Jim Brumm

Jim Brumm

Board Chair

Jim, a lawyer and advisor on Corporate Social Responsibility issues, was formerly the Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Mitsubishi’s U.S. subsidiary.

Amy Binder

Amy Binder

Amy is the founder and CEO of New York City based RF|Binder Partners Inc., an integrated strategic communications firm (with branches in Boston, Los Angeles and San Francisco) that works with major global corporations, not-for-profit institutions and brands.

Leslie Danoff

Leslie Danoff

While a Board Director at Rainforest Trust, Leslie helped protect millions of acres of threatened forest in South America’s Amazon and Andes as well as in Africa and Asia.

George Fenwick

George Fenwick

George was the Founder of the American Bird Conservancy in 1994 and served as its President until 2017.

Richard Lazarus

Richard Lazarus

Richard is Harvard Law School Professor of Environmental law, Natural Resources law, Supreme Court Advocacy, and Torts.

GFG Team

George Fenwick

George Fenwick

President (pro-bono) & Co-Founder

George was the Founder of the American Bird Conservancy in 1994 and served as its President until 2017.

Leslie Danoff

Leslie Danoff

Chief Operating Officer, Director of Communications (pro bono) & Co-Founder

While a Board Director at Rainforest Trust, Leslie helped protect millions of acres of threatened forest in South America’s Amazon and Andes as well as in Africa and Asia.

Rita Fenwick

Rita Fenwick

Chief Executive Officer (pro bono) & Co-Founder 

Rita has worked in biodiversity conservation for over 25 years. She served as Vice President and Director of Development for American Bird Conservancy (ABC) for two decades.

Florent Kaiser

Florent Kaiser

Executive Director

Florent is a passionate conservation entrepreneur on a mission to find effective solutions to protect and restore the world's forests. Prior to joining Global Forest Generation, Florent , a forest engineer, worked for major global forest organizations, including the United Nation’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the Centre for International Forestry Research (CIFOR).

Constantino Aucca

Constantino Aucca

Chief Conservation Officer & Co-Founder

Tino is a prominent on-the-ground leader of community-based reforestation and the recovery of Polylepis forests in the high Andes.

Erin Lebbin

Erin Lebbin

Director of Program Development

Erin is a non-profit development specialist with ten years of fundraising, programmatic, and management leadership in Latin American wildlife conservation and habitat restoration.


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