Chairperson: Dr. Sandii Lwin, Myanmar. She has been elected to propel WIF to new heights in combating Climate Change and provide bio-diversity with sustainable development to partner communities. She has long experience in international development as Founder and President of Myanmar Health Consortium and former executive of World Bank, UNDP, Global Health, and coordinator of large regional multi-stakeholder projects. Sandii has provided valuable support to WIF in her voluntary capacity since the start of our mangrove restoration projects in Myanmar in 2012. She is the third woman to be elected as Chairperson since the inception of WIF in 1979.
Other board members: Mr. Svein Rasmussen, Founder and CEO Starboard, Thailand, a global prize-winning water sports company with representatives in 82 countries. Svein Rasmussen is several times world champion in windsurfing and inspiring Climate and Environmental activists. Starboard is 100 times carbon neutral company (pioneered planting of 700,000 mangrove trees in Thor Heyerdahl Climate Park from start of the project).
Ms. Monaqui Porter Young, founder and CEO Worldview Development USA and founder/CEO of Srina Tea and Health Corporation. Partner with WIF since 2002.
Mr. Jevan Tan, Singapore, entrepreneur and social inventor, Founder of Metazone, Vice Chairman Singapore Sailing Club.
Ms. Ingvild Bratli, Founder and CEO of Norway Event Company, a former executive of Telenor.
Mr. Nawaz Faleel, founder and CEO of Oman Lanka Corporation. He joined WIF from the start as Finance Manager from 1979, and as Assistant Secretary-General in 1998.
WIF Secretary-General Arne Fjortoft was reconfirmed as an Ex-officio member of the Board with service since inception in 1989.