Ken Wu    Founder and Executive Director

Ken Wu Founder and Executive Director

Ken Wu has worked in the environmental movement for over a quarter century, first volunteering for his Calgary high school environmental club in 1990. He was the Co-founder and Executive Director of the Ancient Forest Alliance between 2010 to 2018, and served as the Executive Director and Campaign Director of the Wilderness Committee in Victoria between 1999 to 2010. He graduated from the ecology and evolutionary biology department at the University of British Columbia and previously worked as a biologist, tree-planter, and math tutor. 

Celina Starnes

Celina Starnes

Celina has always been captivated by the diversity of ecosystems in Canada.  She deepened her knowledge about the amazing and vital interconnections we have with the rest of the natural world during her time at the McGill School of Environment.  Since then, Celina has worked as an environmental educator in numerous ecosystems – from Ducks Unlimited’s waterlogged marshes outside of Winnipeg to the mountainous Regional Parks of Metro Vancouver.  Now, settled in Vancouver, she is committed to helping environmentalist become more effective when applying their talents to conservation efforts.