Our Team

Nessie Reid

GEN Director and GESA Programme Director

As Director of the Global Environments Network, Nessie Reid is responsible for envisioning the future of GEN and maintaining a dynamic and productive network....

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Nessie Reid

Dr. Gary J. Martin

GEN Founder and Advisor

Founder of the Global Diversity Foundation, Gary J. Martin has been involved in conservation and ethnobotanical work for over thirty years. He is Founder and Advisor of the Global Environments Network....

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Dr. Gary J. Martin

Dr. Emily Caruso

GEN Advisor

As Advisor to the Global Environments Network, Emily Caruso provides input on the strategic direction of the network....

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Dr. Emily Caruso

Dr. Susannah McCandless

GEN Advisor

As Advisor to the Global Environments Network, Susannah McCandless provides input on the strategic direction of the network....

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Dr. Susannah McCandless

Carlos del Campo

Facilitator and Digital Consultant

Carlos del Campo obtained his degree in psychology from Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León (UANL), Mexico in 1997. That same year, he trained in ecopsychology through Project NatureConnect with the Institute for Global Education. Since then, he has worked with marginalised groups, students and professionals with nature therapies and meditation to connect with...

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Carlos del Campo

Marina Aman Sham

Communications Director

Marina Aman Sham received a Diploma in Hotel Management from Les Roches, Switzerland in 1997. Her work in tourism management in Tsavo East National Park, a protected area in Kenya, exposed her to wildlife conservation initiatives, propelling her focus on the wellbeing of nature and people. In 2002, she returned to her home in Sabah,...

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Marina Aman Sham

Christina Ashford

As Programme Manager of Global Diversity Foundation UK (GDF UK), Christina Ashford is part of the dynamic Global Environments Network team, supporting event organisation and network management....

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Christina Ashford

Inanc Tekguc

Media Director

Coming from Cyprus, Inanc Tekguc‘s perspective in photography and videography is complemented by his MA in visual anthropology from the University of Kent (UK). His interest in community-based conservation and biocultural diversity has taken him to Kenya, the Philippines, Malaysia, India and Morocco to carry out independent research, volunteer work or as part of his contribution to...

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Inanc Tekguc

Dr. Ugo D'Ambrosio

GEN Mediterranean Regional Coordinator

Dr. Ugo D’Ambrosio is a Catalan biologist with international education and professional experience acquired in Barcelona, the USA, Costa Rica, the UK and more recently Morocco. He holds a PhD in Ethnobiology from the University of Kent (UK) and two masters, one in Organismic and Evolutionary Biology (University of Massachusetts), and one...

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Dr. Ugo D'Ambrosio

Eda Elif Tibet

Media Consultant

Eda Elif Tibet, an independent documentary filmmaker and an anthropologist from Istanbul, produces media work as part of the Global Environments Network's communications and outreach strategies....

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Eda Elif Tibet

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