John Baker is the managing director for WildAid, a U.S.-based nonprofit organization working to end the illegal wildlife trade by reducing demand for wildlife products such as shark fin, elephant ivory and rhino horn; protecting marine sanctuaries; and building public support in Africa for stronger enforcement on wildlife crime.
John manages WildAid’s global operations, including program strategy, international program management and fundraising efforts. He brings valuable expertise from 15 years of managing conservation programs in Southeast Asia and 12 years at PRBO Conservation Science (now Point Blue).
He is a graduate of Tufts University and holds an M.A. from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.