Following a career in business and a life long interest in wildlife, Peter founded Rainforest Concern in 1993. He is also a founding director of the Planet Foundation (Switzerland), founding director of the Carpathia Foundation (Romania) and trustee of the Bianca Jagger Human Rights Foundation (UK).
Martin Gardner is the co-ordinator of the International Conifer Conservation Programme at the RBG Edinburgh. He also chairs the IUCN Conifer Specialist Group. Much of the focus of Martin's conservation work and research is on Chilean plants.
A successful artist with a deep interest in wildlife conservation, Max has been a trustee of Rainforest Concern since 2007. During this time, Max has actively supported our work and has visited a number of projects.
Nat has been working in Romanian rural development since 1998 and is a director of ADEPT. After 15 years in H.M. Diplomatic Service, he now divides his time between managing his organic beef farm in southwest England and promoting conservation of the High Nature Value farmed landscapes of Romania.
A consultant of Chilean law firm Philippi, Prietocarrizosa & Uría, Alberto became a trustee of Rainforest Concern in 2011. The charity's Chilean projects have greatly benefited from Alberto's expertise.
Senior partner of international law firm Charles Russel Speechlys, Catriona is an expert in charity law and has been a trustee of Rainforest Concern since its establishment in 1993.
Ecologist, botanist, illustrator and naturalist. With 25 years at RBG Kew and valuable experience gained in Peru and Andean countries, Oliver has focused on conservation through sustainable use, agriculture and restoration.
Sita is delighted to join Rainforest Concern as a trustee having worked in the field of international development and private philanthropy for over 10 years. In 2007, she founded the charity Prospero World to create positive change through education, collaboration, and action.