Kirstie Wielandt, BA, CAM, has 15 years of environmental and conservation INGO experience with expertise in a a wide variety of project, campaigns and event management and various areas of marketing and communications.
Kirstie spent her childhood in Kenya and Denmark, consequently moving to the UK to study anthropology, specialising in Great Ape conservation.
She has worked for a variety of UK based international NGOs, including The Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund (now Gorilla Organization), Save the Rhino International, WaterAid, and the World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA).
More recently she worked on freelance communications and events projects with WWF and Greenpeace in East Africa and Turkey, and coordinated a series of large scale NGO events for the TckTckTck coalition at the UNFCCC climate change summit in Copenhagen, Denmark.
She is currently project managing Greenpeace International’s ‘Save the Arctic’ campaign ship tours and running an eco events series for The HUB in London.
Kirstie is passionate about the use of creative communications in generating debate in the world of environmental conservation.
She holds a BA in Social Anthropology from the University of Kent and a Certificate in Advanced Marketing and Communications (CAM) from London Metropolitan University Business School.
She is a fluent Danish speaker.