Who we are

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Toby Aykroyd

UNITED KINGDOM

Director of Wild Europe with excellent contacts to Brussels. Plays the drum for Romanian nature at the various EU levels.

Peter Bennett

UNITED KINGDOM

Director Rainforest Concern, UK. Involved in land and species conservation for more than 25 years.

Charlie Burrell

UNITED KINGDOM

Owner of Knepp Estate, an emblematic re-wildling project in the Southeast of Britain. President of FCC.

Dan Dimăncescu

ROMANIA

Honorary Consul–General of Romania (Boston); Executive Producer Kogainon Films (Boston)

Markus Jebsen

Markus Jebsen

DENMARK/HONG KONG

Danish entrepreneur from Hong Kong. Has donated 1,000 ha of land and the Cobor Farm to FCC.

Paul Lister

UNITED KINGDOM

President and founder of The European Nature Trust. An important ambassador for the natural world of Romania and a genius in networking.

Anders Holch Povlsen

DENMARK

Danish entrepreneur and one of Europe’s foremost land conservationists.

Christof Schenck

GERMANY

Executive director of Frankfurt Zoological Society. Brings the expertise of dozens of conservation projects worldwide to FCC. Vice-president of FCC.

Ovidiu Șandor

ROMANIA

Entrepreneur from Timișoara and owner of a vast collection of arts. Helps organise support from the Romanian business world.

Costin Tărăcilă

ROMANIA

Managing partner Allen & Overy, Bucharest. Assists with legal advice and makes sure all actions of FCC are in full compliance with the law.

Hansjörg Wyss

SWITZERLAND/USA

One of the most important conservation philanthropists in history. Commutes in perpetuity between Switzerland, the USA, and the various project sites of the Wyss Foundation.

Hedwig Wyss

SWITZERLAND

Founder of Temperatio Foundation. Big supporter of natural and old cultivated landscapes.

OUR PEOPLE

Core

Barbara Promberger-Fuerpass (Executive Director)

Christoph Promberger (Executive Director)

Adrian Aldea (Wildlife Management Biologist)

Simona-Elena Bordea (Tourism Manager)

Daniel Bucur (Project Coordination Team Leader)

Ioana Alexandra Cenușă (Communications Director)

Mihai Corbu (Financial Director)

Orsolya Csakany (Cobor Farm Manager)

Nicoleta Dobre (Operations Manager)

Cristina Haită (Corporate Relations Manager)

Ruben Iosif (Wildlife Research Biologist)

Anca Mercea (Project Leader POIM Project)

Oliviu Pop (Biologist, Responsible Leaota Conservation Plan)

Ioana Săvulescu (Legal director)

Mihai Zotta (Technical Director)

Administrative

Georgiana Andrei (Communications and Community Outreach)

Adriana Bărbat (Accounting Department)

Angela Boghiu (Communications and Community Outreach)

Georgiana Cațan (Tourism guide)

Mihai Andrei Cațan (Tourism guide)

Anda Cojocaru (Financial Controller, Accounting Department)

Cristina Grigore (Chief Accountant, Accounting Department)

Dragoș Lazarin (Communications and Community Outreach)

Diana Andreea Lazăr (Legal Department Assistant)

Ciprian Samoilă (GIS Expert)

Andrei Strugariu (Senior Administrative Assistant)

Elena Șerban (Forest Service Department)

Georgiana Tarnea (Accountant, Accounting Department)

Adina Teslaru (Accountant, Accounting Department)

Marius Ursăciuc (Logistics Manager)

Daniel Ursăciuc (Administrative Assistant, Accounting Department)

Field Team

Cătălin Achim (Machine Operator)

Daniel Bîrloiu (Ranger)

Liviu Bulgaru (Ranger)

Ion Chirocea (Restoration Worker)

Adrian Ciurea (Technical Director Assistant)

Ionuț Crețu (Chief District Vidraru, Ranger)

Constantin Diaconescu (Ranger)

Lorin Diaconescu (Ranger)

Marius Drugă (Wildlife Biologist Assistant)

Gabriel Dorin Dudu (Game Warden)

Valeriu Ganci (Ranger)

Răducu Geantă (Ranger)

Octavian Gheorma (Machine Operator)

Adrian George Idor (Ranger)

Bogdan Ilie (Ranger)

Cosmin Mihai (Ranger)

Ioan Moșu (Game Warden)

Iasmina Maria Moza (DNA Lab Assistant)

Dan Nicolae (Wildlife Ranger)

Florin Nicolae (Ranger)

George Nicolae (Restoration Worker)

Alexandru Oprei (Ranger)

Ionuț Preda (Machine Operator)

Călin Șerban (Ranger)

Dan David Zârnovan (Ranger)

Codruț Voinescu (Chief Ranger)

Liviu Ungureanu (Ranger)

Ionuț Țoanță (Ranger)

Laviniu Terciu (Ranger)

Toma Șerb (Ranger)

Bogdan Sulică (Chief Ranger wildlife intervention team)

Constantin Simion (Chief Ranger)

Cobor Farm

Anna Babeș (Farm Worker)

Gheorghe Babeș (Farm Worker)

Robert Valentin Botoș (Farm Worker)

Gabriela Caia-Hoanas (Tourism Responsible)

Orsolya Csakany (Cobor Farm Manager)

Erika Füzi (Farm Worker)

Viorel Marian (Farm Worker)

Mihail Mihalache (Farm Worker)

Ioan Nicolae Pînzeș (Farm Worker)

Răzvan Rohan (Assistent Farm Manager)

Mariana Olimpia Volga (Assistent Farm Manager)

VOLUNTEERS

Jessica Ruth Brown (Cobor Farm volunteer)

Ruth Rutsby (Professor Proofreader)

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