The Fundraising Working Group supports fundraising and sponsorship activities for the Congress and implementation of the Congress fundraising strategy. The working group coordinates global and national fundraising activities and provides support to the International and National Steering Committees on fundraising matters.


  • IUCN Partnership Manager – Dawn Vout (Chair)
  • Australian Fundraising Manager, ICMS Australasia (Professional Conference Organiser) – Emma Bowyer
  • IUCN Programme Development Manager – James Hardcastle
  • Australian Government Ambassador for WPC – Peter Cochrane
  • IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas – (TBC)
  • Representative from Asia region or other IUCN commission - (TBC)

Secretariat Contact

IUCN WCPA Parks Australia NSW NPWS