Adrian Forsyth is the President and co-founder of Amazon Conservation Association, has a Harvard PhD in tropical ecology and 30 years of conservation experience in the region. He has served as the Director of Biodiversity Science at the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation and as Vice President at Conservation International. He is currently VP for Programs at the Blue Moon Fund and research associate at the Smithsonian Institution.
He also serves as president of the Board of Friends of the Osa, a nonprofit in Costa Rica. Adrian has supported his fieldwork by serving as a university professor, professional conservationist, and consultant. He is also one of North America’s finest writers on the subject of natural history and has authored nine books.