OUR TEAM : 

Meet the Driving Force Behind The Global Rewilding Alliance. Our dedicated team brings together diverse talents, united by a shared passion for restoring our planet’s balance. Committed to the vision of a wilder, more resilient world, we collaborate, innovate, and lead with purpose.

Karl Wagner

Karl Wagner

Managing Director – Strategy, management partnerships
Karl is a scientist by training and an environmental campaigner. Formerly, Karl worked for many years both at WWF International on global and EU campaigns and for the Club of Rome. For the last 10 years he has contributed frequently to the global campaigns conducted at the WILD Foundation.

Magnus Sylvén

Magnus Sylvén

Director Science-Policy-Practice – Convening evidence and influencing policy, globally
Magnus is an animal ecologist (PhD) by training who has been engaged in the conservation of nature since childhood. Magnus worked professionally for the Swedish Government (research), WWF (International & Sweden), Rewilding Europe and the WILD Foundation, and as independent consultant since 2007. Interested in the interface between conservation, climate and what drives change in society. Magnus has four daughters, four grandchildren, and from time to time a dog. He was born in Sweden and has lived in Switzerland since 1991.

Alister Scott

Alister Scott

Director Communications – GRA membership, partnerships, comms strategy
Alister has been a lifelong environmentalist since the eradication by silage making of the Corncrake where he grew up in the north west of Ireland. The thread of Alister’s career has been to learn how to make big, positive change happen. With a doctorate from the Science Policy Research Unit, University of Sussex, Alister spent 15 years at the interface between science and policy. He has helped to build multiple movements and has supported many catalytic leaders as a trained coach and facilitator. A father of two and widower, Alister loves to get out in nature and the great outdoors. Alister is an Honorary Professor at University College London.

May Scott

May Scott

Social Media Manager

Lead on design and content of our social media posts, films, blogs and other GRA publications

Mirthe Kuperus

Mirthe Kuperus

Research Intern

Rewilding and indigenous peoples

Aliénor de Biolley

Aliénor de Biolley

Research Intern

Membership research and outreach

Freddie Ugo

Freddie Ugo

Research Intern

Networking, outreach and research projects

Yasmine Grignard

Yasmine Grignard

Communications Advisor

Website design and comms strategies

Martin Young

Martin Young

Website Advisor

Website design, development & maintenance

Millie Vibert

Millie Vibert

Research Intern

Membership research and outreach

Meriel Reeve

Meriel Reeve

Events and Diary Coordination

Ruth Dyson

Ruth Dyson

Communications Specialist

Storytelling and creative strategy
Leigh Steele

Leigh Steele

Onboarding and Partnerships

Francesca Read-Cutting

Francesca Read-Cutting

Research Intern

Onboarding and Outreach

VOLUNTEERING OPPORTUNITIES

Are you interested in joining the Global Rewilding Alliance and helping grow the rewilding movement?
If so, we offer flexible volunteering opportunities, based on your interests and skills. We’d love to hear from you!