Meet Our Council for Hope​

The Jane Goodall Legacy Foundation Council for Hope is a group of highly respected and influential individuals from the fields of conservation, science, business, government, media and the arts. All have a passion for protecting our planet and perpetuating Jane’s legacy as an everlasting force for good.


Prince Hussain Aga Khan

Founder and Director of Focused On Nature
Member of the Environment and Climate Committee and various boards of the Aga Khan Development Network

Sir Robert F.C. Eden Bt.

Sir Robert F.C. Eden Bt.

Co-Owner Chateau Maris & Senior Advisor to Invivo Group for Organic Viticulture

Michael Neugebauer

Artist and Book Designer, Photographer
Founder and Publisher of “minedition” an internationally operating Children’s Book Publishing House

Robert-Jan van Ogtrop

Founder of Circle Economy
Board Member of PACE
“Going Circular” Executive Producer
Board Chairman of African Parks

Paul Polman

Influencer, business leader, campaigner,
Co-Author of “Net Positive: how courageous companies thrive by giving more than they take”

Professor Lord Nicholas Stern

London School of Economics

North America

Alex Andrianopoulos

Chief R&D Officer
Kairos Ventures

William Archer

Archer Entertainment Law PC

Marc benioff

Marc Benioff

Chair and Co-CEO

Peter L. Biro

Founder, Section 1, Lawyer, Writer
Chair Emeritus,
Jane Goodall Institute, Global

Forrest Cuch

Indigenous Elder/Advisor

Jeff Horowitz

Avoided Deforestation Partners
Environmental Film Producer

Bawa Jain

The Centre for Responsible Leadership

Thomas D. Mangelsen

Professional nature photographer and conservationist
Co-founder The Cougar Fund

Stephan Margolis

Margolis Solution Inc.
Consultation for Private and Government Organizations

Jon L. Stryker

President and Founder
Arcus Foundation

Randall Tolpinrud

Pax Natura Foundation


Razan Al Mubarak

Managing Director
Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund

Nita Ing

Chairman, Continental Holdings Corporation
Hao Ran Foundation

Dr. Vandana Shiva

Winner of the Right Livelihood Award
and founder of Navdanya

Muhammad Yunus

Nobel Peace Laureate Professor,
Chairman of Yunus Centre and Founder of Grameen Bank


Craig Foster

Craig Foster

Sea Change Project

Hugo van Lawick

Imara Building Solutions Ltd

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