18
May
2021

Uwe studied political sciences, geography and history and has more than 25 years of experience in development cooperation, sustainable resources management and biodiversity conservation, living and working in +20 countries. In 2009, he joined KfW Development Bank as a Senior Project Manager with a focus on biodiversity conservation and conservation finance. He served as board member of various Conservation Trust Funds. Uwe accompanied the LLF development since 2018 and served as member on the LLF Management Board ad interim. He is based in the KfW office in Hanoi/Vietnam as Senior Portfolio Manager since March 2021.

5
May
2021

David Morrison divides his time between two main activities: his charitable work for nature conservation on the supervisory and management boards of four conservation trust funds; and his role as Senior Independent Director of Georgia Capital, the Republic of Georgia’s leading investment firm.

In addition to his role at LLF, David’s nature conservation work is focused on conservation finance through three other conservation trust funds where he serves on the Supervisory or Management Board:  Caucasus Nature Fund (national parks in the Caucasus); Blue Action Fund (marine protected areas); and Prespa Ohrid Nature Trust (protected areas in the southwest Balkans).

Until 2008, David was a business and financial lawyer at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP for 25 years, where he served as co-managing partner of the firm’s Continental European offices.  From 2019 until January 2021, David was the Republic of Georgia’s Environmental Ombudsman.

David has a B.A. from Yale College, a law degree from UCLA, and was a Fulbright scholar at the University of Frankfurt.

4
May
2021

Stefanie Lang began her work as Executive Director of the Legacy Landscapes Fund on 1 April 2021. She has worked in conservation for more than 20 years, in bilateral and multilateral institutions and NGOs, as well as in the private sector. Before joining LLF, Stefanie spent 16 years working for WWF in various positions in Asia, East Africa, and Germany, most recently as Asia Director and Head of Organizational Development for WWF Germany.

Stefanie has an M.A. in Social Anthropology from the University of Cologne and in 2019 obtained an M.A. in leadership and organizational development from the Psychoanalytical University of Berlin. She has lived and worked in the Middle East, Latvia, Belgium, Tanzania, Myanmar and Laos.

“I am very excited to be able to work in this new global conservation start-up and bring my passion, experience, and skills to ensure that the Legacy Landscapes Fund realizes its full potential to contribute to thriving biodiversity and effective conservation at a global scale.”