Dr. Laurie Marker

Founder and executive director, Cheetah Conservation Fund

Dr. Laurie Marker is Founder and Executive Director of the Cheetah Conservation Fund, headquartered in Namibia, Africa. Dr. Marker is considered one of the world's premier experts on the cheetah. An inspired Phd conservationist, Marker is working to save the endangered wild cheetah by improving rural livelihoods through model programs in integrated Livestock and Wildlife Management, and with her award-winning Bushblok habitat restoration project.