WILDLIFE FILM MAKER
A wildlife filmmaker and photographer by profession, a wildlife conservationist and naturalist at heart. Growing up with an extensive knowledge of fauna and flora, the African wilderness has always been home to Russell. His career has seen him filming for various outlets including National Geographic, BBC, Al Jazeera and Animal Planet among others.
Shannon is an Australian wildlife photographer and cinematographer based in South Africa working all over the world for clients such as National Geographic. She is also an ambassador for various conservation organisations and the founder of Wild In Africa jewellery, which helps raise money for conservation.
RIKUS LOMBARD &
JESSICA MASTERS LOMBARD
Jessica and Rikus met and fell in love in the South African bush in 2014 when Rikus was Jessica’s Safari Ranger. They dated long distance, got married and ultimately decided to reside in NYC. Even though they are 8,000 miles away from their beloved wildlife they remain connected through donating their time, money and efforts to Wild Tomorrow Fund.
CONSULTANT AT MANAGEMENT CONSULTING FIRM
"I always loved animals and had a great interest in conservation but working with Wild Tomorrow really made me understand how important it is to stay in touch with that passion and be proactive about it. It made me truly believe that we all can make a difference. I will always be grateful for that!"
A NYC portrait, landscape, and wildlife photographer, Charles uses his passion for photography to help wildlife conservation. He loves teaching, whether it’s one-on-one, in small workshops, or leading photo walks in NYC for The Wild Bird Fund, B&H Photo or The PhotoPlus Expo.