Shane Mahoney (Canada), Director
-Executive Director of Sustainable Development and Strategic Science, Department of Environment and Conservation, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, St. John's, NF
-Founder and Executive Director of the Institute of Biodiversity, Ecosystem Science and Sustainability ant Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador.
-Head of Conservation Visions, Inc.
-International Liaison of The Wildlife Society.
Shane Patrick Mahoney is the Founder and Executive Director of the Institute for Biodiversity, Ecosystem Science and Sustainability at Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador. He also leads the Sustainable Development and Strategic Science Division of the Department of Environment and Conservation, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador. He is the North American Chair of the IUCN (World Conservation Union) Sustainable Use and Livelihoods Specialist Group, the International Liaison for the Wildlife Society, North American Expert, Vice-president of the Sustainable Use Commission and Head of the Canadian Delegation to the International Council for
"I really liked seeing that Shane Mahoney is with your team. I'm pretty sure I am one of his biggest fans! The man is a conservation god!" - Kevin C. Paulson, CEOhuntinglife.com
the Conservation of Wildlife (CIC), a Professional Member of the Boone and Crocket Club, Board Member of Conservation Force and member to Safari Club International’s Conservation Committee for Africa. He has been an appointed adjunct professor to several universities in Canada and served as advisor to numerous conservation organizations. His scientific research has focused primarily on the predator-prey interactions and population dynamics of large mammals and has been presented in a wide range of peer-reviewed journals, book chapters, technical reports and international symposia. He is also widely recognized as a leading authority on North American conservation history and policy and has been in the forefront of debates on issues of sustainable use within both the United States and Canada. Well recognized as a communicator on these issues he has worked extensively in various media, currently writing for various popular magazines such as Sports Afield and hosting and narrating television series and producing independent films. He has been the recipient of numerous awards for his conservation work including the Public Service Award of Excellence by the government of Newfoundland and Labrador and the International Conservationist of the Year by Safari Club International. He has been listed as one of the ten most influential conservationists in Canada by Outdoor Canada magazine and one of the twenty-five most important conservationists in North America, as well as nominated for Person of the Year, by Outdoor Life magazine.