Our Team

Our Team

Our Patron

Our organisation was founded in 2001 under the patronage of the Honorary Founder and President of Emirates Nature-WWF, H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Ruler’s Representative in the Al Dhafra Region and Chairman of the Governing Board of the Environment Agency‒Abu Dhabi, as a legacy of the late Sheikh Zayed’s vision for the United Arab Emirates.

Our Leadership

As a non-profit organisation, Emirates Nature-WWF is honoured by the importance of its role in the region. Government and private entities depend on us to provide thought-leadership and science-based solutions to the most pressing environmental issues. Partners look to us to lead valuable new initiatives.

To continually improve our support, Emirates Nature-WWF is committed to best practices in governance, transparency and accountability throughout our organisation.

Board of Directors

H.E. Mohammed Ahmed Al Bowardi
Minister of State for Defense, UAE

H.E. Ahmed Ali Al Sayegh
Minister of State, UAE and Chairman of Abu Dhabi Global Markets (ADGM)

H.E. Razan Khalifa Al Mubarak
Managing Director, Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi

Major Ali Saqr Sultan Al Suwaidi
President Emirates Marine Environmental Group  

H.E. Abdulla Bin Touq Al Marri
Minister of Economy

H.E. Majid Al Mansouri
Managing Director of International Fund for Houbara Conservation (IFHC)

H.E. Helal Saeed Al Marri
Director General, Department of Economy and Tourism

H.E. Engineer Mohamed Saif Al-Afkham
Director General of Fujairah Municipality

H.E. Hana Saif Al Suwaidi
Chairwoman of Environment and Protected Areas Authority

H.E. Shaikha Salem Al Dhaheri
Secretary General, Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi

Dr. Faraj A. Ahnish
Managing Partner, Hadef & Partners

Muna Easa Al Gurg
Director of Retail, Easa Saleh Al Gurg Group L.L.C  

H.E. Razan Khalifa Al Mubarak
Managing Director

Laila Mostafa Abdullatif
Director General

Marina Antonopoulou
Senior Director – Conservation, Climate & Energy

Manal Bahman
Director – Operations

Mansour Al Ketbi
Director - Business Development & Strategic Partnerships

Rasna Al Khamis
Director – Marketing & Engagement

Dalal Al Awaid
Associate Director – Special Projects & Strategy