James Sawyer is the Executive Director UK for IFAW. He is an experienced senior director, with a strong history of building and maintaining partnerships with Governments, Heads of State, NGOs, corporate entities and academia. Capable of developing high-functioning global teams, across challenging environments, to deliver at a global scale and leverage global partnerships to deliver sector level change. Experienced at change management, strategy development, high level engagement and negotiation, corporate and financial partnerships, programme implementation within complex global organisations. Leader in developing new models of conservation finance, impact investing and sustainability funding models. Leadership experience in sustainability, environmental, humanitarian, conservation and animal welfare sectors.