Meet Our Team

We are a team of collaborative leaders, mediators, policy experts, strategists, scientists, and facilitators. We envision a less polarized world with a shared commitment to transforming ambitious ideas into real benefits for people, communities, and ecosystems.

Mahlette Betre

Board Member, impact@RESOLVE

Mahlette Betre is a conservation and development professional based in Washington, DC. She currently leads environmental and social performance for a start-up enterprise, the Intrinsic Value Exchange, an online stock exchange designed to value, price, and monetize natural assets. Mahlette has held positions with RESOLVE, the World Bank, and Conservation International, working in the areas of biodiversity protection, climate change mitigation & adaptation, and conflict resolution. She has led strategic partnerships with major corporations on a range of sustainability initiatives, with specialized knowledge of the extractive industries.

Gail Bingham

RESOLVE President Emeritus

Gail Bingham is President Emeritus of RESOLVE. She has mediated environmental, natural resources, community planning and public health issues on a full time basis since the late 1970s. She is a nationally recognized pioneer in promoting consensus-building tools in public decision making and is the 2006 winner of the Mary Parker Follett Award of the Association for Conflict Resolution.

Gui Cavalcanti

Founder & Co-Executive Director, Open Source Medical Supplies

Alex Chang’a

Field Programs Coordinator, Tanzania

Alex Chang’a is the Field Programs Coordinator for RESOLVE’s Biodiversity and Wildlife Solutions Program. Based in Tanzania, he oversees the Tembo-Pilipili project, conducting training workshops on using chili-based methods (including fences, briquettes, and planting chili) for protection against crop-raiding elephants to communities surrounding Mikumi, Tarangire, Ruaha, and Serengeti National Parks. He also engages with government agencies and other stakeholders to propose and implement legislation that promotes sustainable, community-based solutions to human-wildlife conflict.

Steve Gulick

Consultant | Chief Technology Officer, WildTech

Steve is an electronic engineer and conservationist who initially began to use his engineering skills in studies of interesting but technically challenging animal behaviors such as infrasonic communication in elephants. He has since been involved in implementing anti-poaching measures in such diverse locations as Kenya, Democratic Rep. of Congo, Rep. of Congo, Central African Republic, Gabon, Russia’s Altai Republic, Guatemala, and Nepal.

Jim Hamilton

Reverend, Church on the Square

Nathan Hahn

Field Technology Consultant

Nathan Hahn is a Field Technology Consultant for RESOLVE, where he assists in research and development of wildlife protection and technology programs and provides project coordination and communications management support for the Biodiversity and Wildlife Solutions Program. Additionally, he contributes to data analysis, in-depth research, and the production of reports, proposals and news articles for His project issue areas include new and emerging technologies for wildlife conservation, stakeholder engagement, and human-wildlife conflict.

Sonny Lacey

Chief Operating Officer, impact@RESOLVE

Sonny Lacey has a background in startups and technology, and has worked with private and non-governmental organizations both in the U.S. and abroad. He has provided operational direction for emerging enterprises that have developed secure, mission-critical applications. Sonny has created national logistic plans for governments in Africa and Central America. He served with the United States Army and is a licensed flight instructor.

Claudette Juska

Engineer | Project Partner, RESOLVE

Claudette Juska is an engineer and researcher with 20 years experience in the environmental movement. She is an expert in supply chain research, having studied and intervened in the supply chains of the seafood, forest product, automobile, fossil fuel and plastics industries. She has deep knowledge of the complexities involved in sourcing, manufacturing and delivering consumer goods and works to create and promote solutions to environmental concerns along the supply route. For the past decade, she has been working globally in Greenpeace’s research division.

Molly Rubenstein

Co-Executive Director, Open Source Medical Supplies

Bill Schongar

Co-Executive Director, Makers Respond

Sarah B. Thompson

Co-Executive Director, Makers Respond

Nir Tenenbaum

CEO, Truvi

Nir Tenenbaum is the CEO of Truvi. An alumnus of the defense industry and a trained veterinarian, Nir has focused his career on the application of technologies and innovation for conservation, humanitarian aid and development missions.

Nir began his career as an aerial photographer, airborne mission commander with thousands of operational and training flight hours. As an executive in the defense sector, Nir worked with governments, international organizations and the private sector to lead fact-based processes for designing and applying technologies to critical needs.

Elad Bibi-Aviv

CBO, Truvi

Elad Bibi-Aviv is the Chief Business Officer of Truvi. He is an M&A and Venture Capital Legal Associate and startup business and growth expert. Elad's experience began from leading his family's low-tech companies and went on to managing global high-tech multi-million dollar companies. He has always been interested in the latest technologies, from blockchain to AI, and has played a key role and co-founded four successful tech startups in recent years, which today employ more than 100 employees. Elad's interests and experience are mainly in business development and sales; from analyzing and understanding market needs, to designing expansion strategies to new markets, skillfully moving ideas from inception to execution.

Paul Robichaud

VP Customer and Product, Peer Ledger

Paul offers over 30 years’ experience in the telecommunications, IT, Start-ups and Health industries, with significant knowledge of marketing strategies, business development, financial management, supply-chain management, project management, system development, Lean Six Sigma methodologies, and teaching.

He is a skilled strategist, able to direct areas key to achieving corporate objectives and improving organizational processes. A Respected leader, motivator, and professor well-rounded in delivering top-tier presentations and curriculum to students, colleagues, and clients in both official languages.

Dawn Jutla

Co-CEO and President, Peer Ledger

Dawn is the energetic founder, President, and Board Chair of Peer Ledger. She leads a first-class team of talent passionate about blockchain technology, value creation, and corporate social responsibility. Dawn received her Master and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science from the Technical University of Nova Scotia, now Dalhousie University, in the areas of distributed shared memory and multi-view access control respectively. Her publications include 85 papers in the IEEE, ACM, and other venues, and a co-authored book on e-Business Readiness: A Customer-Focused Framework. For over a decade, she taught business and technology strategy at the Sobey School of Business where she founded the lean Master of Technology Entrepreneurship and Innovation (MTEI) program to support entrepreneurship in Atlantic Canada. She also holds the Scotiabank Professor of Technology Entrepreneurship and Innovation position at Sobey School. She served on the Saint Mary’s University Board of Governors for 6 years, and on OASIS Open Board from 2012 to 2018. She currently serves on the IWK Health Centre’s Board of Directors.

A strongly hybrid business-technologist Dawn brings passion, drive, superb execution ability, and strategic thinking to everything she does. She led the authorship of the article called “Making Business Sense of e-Commerce” appearing in IEEE Computer and requested for translation to Japanese in Nikkei Computer in 1999. Almost 20 years later, she clearly sees the analogy with blockchain and the parallel disruptive models it enables. Dawn is the recipient of the World Technology Network’s Award for Software in the Individual Category in 2009, and the Atlantic Regional Women’s Entrepreneurship Award in 2018.

Gordon Agnew

Co-CEO, Peer Ledger

Dr. Gordon Agnew is Chief Executive Officer of Peer Ledger. Dr. Agnew was a co-founder of Certicom Corp, which when sold to Research in Motion (Blackberry) had a significant patent portfolio for mobile security. Dr. Agnew’s career spans decades in academia, industry, and consulting, having held senior scientific positions at Certicom Corp, University of Waterloo Computer Communications Research Group, and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology. Dr. Agnew has provided consulting services to government, banking, telecommunications and health care sectors in the areas of Wired and Wireless Communications systems, Cryptographic Systems, Protocols, Standards, Security Assessments, Cryptanalysis of Algorithm and the creation and use of electronic health care records and systems for long term secure storage.

He has been a member of several government and international standards setting committees. He is a Foundation Fellow of the Institute of Combinatorics and its Applications and a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering.

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