How we work

The WWF Arctic Programme

WWF's work spans seven Arctic countries and beyond.

WWF has had a programme focused on the circumpolar world since 1992. WWF's Arctic Programme is the only circumpolar environmental NGO with Observer status at the Arctic Council.

Contact the WWF Arctic Programme

David Aplin

WWF-US

Director of Education and Outreach, WWF-US Arctic Program

Tom Arnbom

WWF-Sweden

Senior Advisor, Arctic and marine

Elena Agarkova Belov

WWF-US

Senior Program Officer, WWF-US Arctic Program

Mark Brooks

WWF-Canada

Specialist, Arctic oil and gas

Doug Chiasson

WWF-Canada

Senior Specialist, Arctic Fisheries

Rod Downie

WWF

Chief Advisor, Polar Regions, WWF-UK

Andrew Dumbrille

WWF-Canada

Senior Specialist, Arctic shipping

Jan Dusik

WWF Arctic Coordinating Team

Lead Specialist, Sustainable Development

Mette Frost

WWF-Denmark

Senior Advisor, Greenland and the Arctic

Kaare Winther Hansen

WWF-Denmark

Project Coordinator

Femke Hilderink

WWF

Advisor, Nature Conservation – WWF Netherlands

Erin Keenan

WWF-Canada

Specialist, Eastern Arctic

Sybille Klenzendorf

WWF-US

Managing Director, Species Conservation Program

Alexey Knizhnikov

WWF-Russia

Leader, Extractive Industry Programme

Ekaterina Khmeleva

WWF-Russia

Advisor, Environmental Law

Alexey Kokorin

WWF-Russia

Head, Climate and Energy Program

Elisabeth Kruger

WWF-US

Senior Program Officer, Arctic Wildlife

Brandon Laforest

WWF-Canada

Senior specialist, Arctic species & ecosystems

Melanie Lancaster

WWF Arctic Coordinating Team

Senior Specialist, Arctic species

Kate Landry

WWF Arctic Coordinating Team

Senior Manager, Arctic Programme

Martha Lenio

WWF-Canada

Specialist, Renewable Energy, Arctic

Andrea Norgren

WWF Arctic Coordinating Team

Senior Manager, Communications

Sissa Palmquist

WWF Arctic Coordinating Team

Financial Administrator

Ashley Perl

WWF Arctic Coordinating Team

Specialist, Communications

Gert Polet

WWF

Unit Head, Forests & Wildlife – WWF-Netherlands

Sergey Rafanov

WWF-Russia

Head, Kamchatka-Bering Sea Ecoregional office

Liisa Rohweder

WWF-Finland

Secretary General

Martin Sommerkorn

WWF Arctic Coordinating Team

Head, Conservation

Mikhail Stishov

WWF-Russia

Coordinator, Arctic Biodiversity Conservation Projects

Oleg Sutkaitis

WWF-Russia

Director, Barents Office

Margaret Williams

WWF-US

Managing Director, WWF-US Arctic Program

Peter Winsor

WWF Arctic Coordinating Team

Director, WWF Arctic Programme