Dr Jane Goodall

Dr Jane Goodall, Dame of the British Empire and United Nations Messenger of Peace. She is a world-renowned humanitarian and environmentalist. Considered to be the world's foremost expert on chimpanzees, Goodall is best known for her 45-year study of social and family interactions of wild chimpanzees. She is the founder of the Jane Goodall Institute and the Roots & Shoots program, and she has worked extensively on conservation and animal welfare issues.

Mr Sean Willmore

Sean Willmore is President of the International Rangers Federation and Founder of the Thin Green Line Foundation. The former Victoria Parks Ranger has dedicated his life to nature and those that protect it.

Professor John Simons

Professor John Simons is the Executive Dean of the Faculty of Arts at Macquarie University and has published extensively on the issues of animal rights, animal protection and vegetarianism. He is a Fellow of the Zoological Society of London, the Oxford Centre for Animal Ethics, the Higher Education Academy and the Royal Society of Arts. He is also an auditor for The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA), an Auditor for the Australian Universities Quality Agency (AUQA now TEQSA) and a member of the peer review College of the UK’s Arts and Humanities Research Council.

Don MacRobert

Don MacRobert is a consultant at ENSafrica in the intellectual property department with over 29 years’ experience. He has acted for the Nelson Mandela Foundation and is currently a member of the Board of Trustees of the Desmond and Leah Tutu Legacy Foundation. Don was Founder Chairman of the Lawyers for Human Rights movement in Pretoria. He has successfully sued the South African Government to prevent the rape of the Transkei Wild Coast and the illegal cottages. Don has received the Paul Harris Award from the Rotary International group as well as the St Michael’s Award and was the runner-up for the International IP Lawyer of the Year Award (2008).