WildEarth broadcasts LIVE wildlife content from all over the world. WE are a community of passionate nature lovers.

Our mission is to connect people with nature which in turn encourages them to conserve it. We believe that conservation is not about reciting facts on global warming and poaching, but rather helping people to fall in love with the wild by connecting them to it.

About WildEarth

WildEarth is a purpose driven for profit Nature Tech company on a mission to increase the value of nature to people.

Founded in 2007 by Graham and Emily Wallington at Djuma Game Reserve in South Africa, WildEarth has developed a global community of viewers that return daily to our unique channel for that feeling of being immersed in nature.

Using a combination of LIVE broadcasting, expert naturalists, interactivity, community and a point-of-view shooting style, WildEarth helps millions of viewers feel remotely present in nature without increasing their footprint. Instead of a few physical guests on safari, WildEarth is able to “seat” millions and still have the same 4 wheels on the ground. Allowing WildEarth to scale ecosystem services with no additional harm and thereby increase the value of nature for all.

Viewers return again and again to these LIVE broadcasts from the same locations and get to know the individual animals by name. Over time, viewers begin to understand the challenges these individual animals face and empathy grows.

“Only if we understand, will we care.
Only if we care, will we help.
Only if we help shall all be saved.”

~Jane Goodall

Meet the team

Graham Wallington
Graham WallingtonCo Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Graham developed a passion for nature during his first career as a SCUBA diving instructor. In 1998 he co-founded Africam.com (which grew to [one of] the biggest African websites in the early 2000s) and since then has been wholly focused on sharing nature with humanity. He is deeply inspired by the Internet and the opportunities it provides for making the world a better place for ALL its inhabitants.
Emily Wallington
Emily WallingtonCo founder and Chief Content Officer
Emily is a highly experienced content creator with solid experience managing teams of people to produce content of a high quality. Having started her career at the BBC Natural History Unit she was able to focus on creating wildlife content which has always been her passion. She met Graham in 2005 and shortly after they founded WildEarth with a view to connecting a global audience to nature through live and interactive broadcasting.
Peter Braat
Peter BraatChief Technology Officer
Peter has had a keen interest in both technology and nature from a young age. After an international career in the petrochemical industry, he packed away his chemistry kit at 40 and moved to South Africa for a bit of adventure. A wildlife film making course eventually led him to WildEarth and being able to combine both passions, originally as a ‘bush engineer’, now as CTO. He’s a keen birder, twitcher and lister.
Torsten Hoffmann
Torsten HoffmannChairman of the Board
Torsten is a media entrepreneur and an early investor in WildEarth. His award-winning documentaries about Bitcoin (2015) and Blockchain technology (2020) have established him as a thought leader with a global audience. He frequently consults large technology companies, Government organizations and start-ups and previously founded a Virtual Reality business where his passion for the Metaverse originates. Torsten has an MBA from Oxford University and has lived, studied and worked on four continents.
Eric Bettelheim
Eric BettelheimNon-Executive Director
Eric is a former managing partner in London of a Wall Street law firm with extensive experience in environmental and financial markets. He was co-editor and co-author of Carbon, Biodiversity, Conservation and Income published by the Royal Society and is a co-author of the WildEarth NFT Green Paper
Steven Sidley
Steven SidleySpecial Advisor to the Board
Steven Boykey Sidley is an award-winning and multi-shortlisted author of 5 books, published both locally and abroad. His new book, co-written with Simon Dingle, is entitled Beyond Bitcoin: Decentralised Finance and the End of Banks, and will be launched on 5 continents in January 2022. Sidley has been Group Chief Technology Officer at Anglo American Plc and JSE-listed Altech, is currently a partner with Bridge Capital Future Advisory, and is a private investor in multiple technology companies. He has been an investor in cryptocurrency and related crypto-projects since 2017. Sidley holds an MSc in Computer Science from UCLA.
Nick Perryman
Nick PerrymanNon-Executive Director
Former Managing Director, Head of Wealth Management International and Head of Investment Products and Service at UBS, one of the world’s largest investment banks. Currently Non-Executive Director at WildEarth and Managing Partner at Enodo Capital. Nick is an expert in financial markets and impact investing.
Anna Corry
Anna CorrySpecial Advisor to the Board
Anna is an experienced commercial finance leader. She is currently Vice President, Digital Finance for the LEGO Group, having previously spent over 25 years in various commercial finance roles, including over 15 years at Procter & Gamble. Anna has an MA in Natural Sciences from Cambridge University. She is a member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) and has served on their Professional Standards Board since 2013. She is also a trustee and Finance Committee member for HomeStart UK. Anna’s key strengths are in strategic/business leadership and organisation development.
Dr. Baris Serifsoy
Dr. Baris SerifsoySpecial Advisor to the Board
Dr Baris Serifsoy is Co-Founder of Enodo Capital, a London-based multi-family office advising entrepreneurial Ultra High Net Worth (UHNW) families. Prior to setting up his own firm, he worked at UBS for 14 years. As a Managing Director, he was responsible for the Global Family Office, UHNW Emerging Markets and Financial Intermediaries teams in the UK and Jersey. Before joining UBS, Baris was a research assistant at the Goethe University Frankfurt and a visiting scholar at the Wharton School. He published papers on global stock exchanges in peer-reviewed academic journals and was a regular media commentator. Baris holds a Doctoral degree in Finance from Goethe University Frankfurt and the Diplom Kaufmann degree from the University of Regensburg, as well as an MBA degree. He has completed the Chartered Financial Analyst and Financial Risk Manager programmes.
Kevin Malunga
Kevin MalungaSpecial Advisor to the Board
He began his career as a lecturer of law at the University of Natal in 2001 and held it for two years. He served as a consultant of Joint United Nations Programme on Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome in Geneva from 2002 to 2004. In 2004, he took the position of a lecturer at Witwatersrand University. Kevin served his 7 year term as South Africa’s Deputy Public Protector from December 2012. The public protector’s office is one of South Africa’s critical constitutional institutions tasked to investigate officials’ conduct in public administration. It mainly investigates impropriety and corruption. Adv. Malunga also served as a State Law Adviser: Policy Coordination and Monitoring at the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development, with his responsibilities including the Traditional Courts Bill, the Discussion Document on the Transformation of the Judiciary, drafting legislation, formulating policy, researching and preparing speeches for the Minister. Adv. Malunga was also a part-time researcher/consultant to UNAIDS on international and domestic laws affecting HIV vaccine trialists in Ethiopia. In December 2010 he was appointed by the Minister of Higher Education and Training Dr Blade Nzimande to serve as a Board member of the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) for a period of five years.
 Ian Harrison
Ian HarrisonChief Financial Officer
Ian is a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Financial Analyst and has held senior financial executive roles in South Africa, London and the Middle East over the past 25 years. After completion of articles at KPMG Ian spent 20 years in the investment banking and private equity industry before joining WildEarth in 2016.
Will Fox
Will FoxChief Operating Officer
Will has a long pedigree of managing engineering projects around the world, but it was his work in wildlife conservation that provided the catalyst for him to join WildEarth. The success of his Leopard research project led to him being appointed as a visiting research fellow at Reading University and a fellow of the Royal Geographical Society. In 2007 he created a safari travel company to raise funds for wildlife conservation which has subsequently won world awards for responsible travel. In 2010 he invested in WildEarth and is currently managing all operations and staff, as well as overseeing our expansion into new regions and building a new state of the art Mission Control centre to be the hub of all global operations.
Dr. Michael Quick
Dr. Michael QuickSpecial Advisor to the Board
Michael received his Ph.D. in Neuroscience from Emory University (Atlanta, Georgia, USA) in 1992, followed by postdoctoral studies at the California Institute of Technology (Pasadena, California, USA). His diverse research efforts have included understanding visual perception in developing brains as well as how individual brain cells receive and process information. From 2015 – 2019, he was Provost of the University of Southern California, its second highest academic officer. He currently holds the rank of Professor in the USC Department of Biological Sciences.
Richard Napier
Richard NapierSpecial Advisor to the Board
Educated at Michaelhouse in Natal, South Africa and obtained a BA (Hons) in Political Science from the University of Cape Town in 1987. Joined Anglo American Corporation of South Africa in 1990 as a Management Trainee, initially in the finance division of Anglo’s Gold Division, and then in the establishment and growth of the Anglo American and De Beers Small Business Initiative. From 1992 to 1997 based in Hong Kong with Consolidated Resources, Anglo American’s Group vehicle for investment in Asia, first as Finance Manager and subsequently as Managing Director. During this period was a director of a number of
companies including Hong Kong listed Li and Fung, and Thai Wah Resorts, a listed Thai
hotel and property developer. Returned to South Africa in 1997 as Investor Relations Manager of Anglo American and in 1998 appointed as Personal Assistant to the Chairman and Secretary to the Executive Committee of Anglo American Corporation of South Africa and later of Anglo American Plc in the UK. In September 2002 joined De Beers Consolidated Mines as Manager for Producer Relations and later was appointed Head: Group Business Development with responsibility for growing De Beers’s exploration and mining business. In October 2007 became Managing Director of Amari Resources Holdings Limited, a mining private equity business, with a number of investments in coal, platinum, phosphates, and manganese in various African countries. From September 2011 to January 2019 was the CEO for sub-Saharan Africa for Saint-Gobain Construction Products with responsibility for development and growth in the region. Involved as founder and investor since 1991 in the holding company of the Thornybush Collection Group and currently Chairman of the Group and Chairman of Thornybush Nature Reserve. www.thornybush.com
Andrew Parker
Andrew ParkerSpecial Advisor to the Board
Andrew has over 25 years’ experience working to advance conserva­tion in Africa. He holds an MSc in ecology and has extensive experience in both the private and public protected area management sectors. Andrew worked as CEO of both Welgevonden and the Sabi Sand Private Nature Reserves in South Africa before joining African Parks firstly as Operations Director and then as Conservation Director. Andrew then joined Conservation International as Vice President of Strategy and Programs for Africa before resigning in March 2020 to lead the development of Conserve Global to address the crisis unfold­ing around neglected protected areas beyond national parks.