Jeff Flocken is DC Office Director for the International Fund for Animal Welfare where he leads the organization’s policy experts advocating for animals such as polar bears, lions, whales, tigers, and elephants. Flocken has worked for the US government doing international species conservation; has been a consultant on movies, books, and television shows addressing wildlife issues; and is the confounder of the Emerging Wildlife Conservation Leaders initiative, providing training for up-and-coming wildlife leaders. He lives in Arlington, VA.