We are Mossy Earth

A Team Restoring Nature & Fighting Climate Change

Our Purpose

Our team shares a passion for the outdoors and the preservation of our natural world. As such we work with one mission in mind, to restore wild ecosystems, support wildlife and biodiversity and help fight climate change.

Approach to impact

Our on the ground impact is funded through the Mossy Earth membership and we strive to make it a fun and interactive experience for all our members. In order to be as transparent as possible we have published our methodologies below.

The team

Hannah Kirkland
Conservation Biologist
Experienced in ecological research and habitat restoration. Loves gardening, hiking, wild camping, wild swimming and her family of labradors.
Tiago de Zoeten
Conservation Biologist
Comes with a love for digging into data and with research experience in ecology and evolution. Passionate about rock climbing & exploring wild places.
Ria Appleton
Digital Brand Manager
Has a love for visual arts and a passion for human connection. You can find her in the ocean where her love for the natural world began.
Diogo Lucas
Operations Manager
Joins with a background in logistics and management, who grew up on the coast, and so like much of the team at Mossy Earth spends his free time chasing waves or diving.
Matt Davies
...or better still, general dogsbody, who spends his ever dwindling free time running ultra marathons, bodyboarding or walking his two dogs, both named Luz.
Duarte de Zoeten
Having previously worked for a startup and spending most of his free time outdoors, Duarte is passionate about entrepreneurship and wilderness, making Mossy Earth his dream job.
Dharmesh Raithatha
Product and Venture specialist. When he’s not helping startups, he’s chasing after 2 kids. When he’s not doing that, he’s rock climbing and swimming in the sea.
Ashley Chapman
Enjoys life in London with his kids, dreams of life by forests, mountains, and the ocean. Perhaps one day. Loves Mossy Earth and all it stands for.
Tim Ozkurt
Communications Manager
Has a background in education and management. His appreciation of nature stems from his devotion to surfing, snowboarding, discovering wildlife, and time spent nurturing his toddlers in nature’s playground.
Paul Cox
Chief Technology Officer
A background in tech but a love for the outdoors and being active - hiking, cycling, climbing, and swimming... or just sitting and soaking in the wild natural world.
Tom Berry
Video Producer
Tom has a unique connection to Mossy Earth because he helped at the earliest stages of the project. These days he brings his skills in video and photography to good use in Mossy Earth's social media and YouTube channels.
Tom Hikin
Video Editor & Narrator
Has a passion for content creation and wildlife, conveniently found a job creating content around wildlife. Started off fascinated by beetles as a child, still fascinated by them as an adult.
Ellie Jackson-Smith
Conservation Biologist
Ellie has a background in ecological research and consultancy. Her love for nature and the outdoors stems from hiking and scuba diving, while a passion for baking keeps her well fed on her adventures.
Isla MacLeod
Conservation Biologist
Ecologist and professional wanderer usually followed closely by her border collie. Passionate about engaging local communities in conservation actions.
Rob Dymott
Video Editor & Presenter
Being of the chaotic creative type (in the good way of course), Rob joins Mossy Earth with the best set of tools to tell the stories of how we are transforming the landscape through rewilding.
Adriana Brossmannova
Conservation Biologist
Her love for the natural world began with a fascination with animal behaviour. As a kid she'd spend her days outside, observing wild creatures and decided to turn her passion into a profession. Loves swimming, hiking and sitting by the fire with her friends.
Meija Wallenius
Community Manager
A lover of wilderness and a linguist with a background in communication and marketing. Dreamt of a job where she could further a cause close to her heart and found it in Mossy Earth.
Joel Mwesigwa
Video Producer
A documentary filmmaker, his love for storytelling comes with a passion and appreciation for the natural world. Telling stories and hoping that one day we shall all care about Mother Earth a bit more.
Francis Williams
Project Biologist, Scotland
Passionate about nature and biodiversity, with strongly held views about almost everything(!). When not out undertaking environmental surveys Francis enjoys snorkeling, cycling, running and skiing in the Highlands.
Purnomo Yudhianto
Project Manager, Indonesia
Also known as Yudi, he is a diving instructor passionate about restoring the coral reef of his native Indonesian islands so that it can support as much biodiversity as possible.
Teresa Santos
Conservation Site Manager, Rio Mira
Her life goals are rewilding, reducing her ecological footprint a lot and keeping enjoying life so much through nature, people, outdoor sports, crafts, science and imagination.
Fredy Gualinga Aviles
Project Manager, Ecuador
Born and raised in the Amazon rainforest, these days Fredy helps both visitors and local people discover the beauty and value of a healthy forest full of animals. He wants to see the communities in the Amazon prosper from conservation and ecotourism and has dedicated his career to this vision, working in sustainable tourism for over 20 years.
Estrela Matilde
Strategic Advisor, Rio Mira
Conservation Biologist who, after 11 years in an African paradise, found her life's mission to change the world one island at a time. After changing Príncipe, it is now time to change the rest of the world, and there is no better place than Mossy Earth to do it!
Flora Hentz
Partnership Project Coordinator
Having grown up in the middle of nowhere, her love for nature and wildlife was almost unavoidable. With her studies in biology she's always hoped to leave a positive impact on the environment, and hopes to do that having found her way to Mossy Earth. Enjoys her free time by being outdoors, gardening, reading and cooking with friends.
Chansa Hilmira
Marine Biologist, Indonesia
An admirer of nature and always amazed by anything ocean related, especially below the sea surface. Enjoys diving, and while not doing it, she can be found cooking some experimental recipes.

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