Andrea Heydlauff is the Chief Marketing Officer for African Parks, a conservation NGO that manages protected areas on behalf of governments across the continent. She previously was the founding employee of Panthera, a big cat conservation organization, and managed the Tiger Program across nine Asian countries for the Wildlife Conservation Society. Born in England, Andrea earned her M.Sc. in Wildlife Biology from the University of Arizona. Over 20 years, Andrea has written and co-authored numerous scientific and popular publications on conservation, has spoken widely at conferences, and is an award-winning filmmaker.