Founder and Chief Activator
He has spearheaded the creation of a global youth volunteer program for WWF (the world’s largest environmental organization) and he has founded four charitable organizations — collectively these efforts have engaged thousands of young people worldwide in educational travel experiences, volunteerism, advocacy, and leadership training to protect life on Earth and humanity. Additionally, his initiatives have helped secure biodiversity in Madagascar and support indigenous peoples' efforts to protect their societies in the Amazon rainforest, Borneo, and Canada. He has received widespread recognition for his work including the United Nations Global 500 Roll of Honour whose laureates include Sir David Attenborough, Wangari Maathai, Jane Goodall, and Jacques Cousteau. His remarkable life path started as a teenager when he went on a phenomenal journey in a remote and enchanting archipelago that changed him forever. Read the story →
Contact him: gibbs.jeff(at)gmail(dot)com
Board of Directors
Allan McDonell, QC
A retired senior commercial lawyer with expertise in managing large charitable organizations.
Tour company owner-operator and former Manager of Outreach at Amnesty International headquarters in London.
Economics professor, mom, passionate about climate change.
Lives in Vancouver with her husband and two daughters. If any spare time pops up she tries to volunteer with community and environmental organizations.
Global Activators is registered as a charitable organization with the Canada Revenue Agency, Canada's charity regulator. Registration number: 809428055RR0001. Donations are tax deductible for Canadian income tax purposes.