WWF Tigers Alive Initiative – Leader
Mike Baltzer has been leading WWF’s Tigers Alive Initiative (WWF-TAI) since its inception in 2009. Mike came to the Tigers Alive from his 5 year position as the Conservation Director for WWF-Danube Carpathian Proramme Office in Austria. Mike oversaw significant development of WWF’s work in the Danube-Carpathian region, including a doubling in staff and budget and the establishment of new WWF organisations in Romania and Bulgaria. Mike has a rich experience with conservation work from across the world, particularly from Africa and Southeast Asia. In Vietnam he headed WWF’s large-scale conservation efforts in the forests of the Mekong ecoregion. He holds degrees in conservation and environmental studies.