Wild At Life Team

Management board

Founding Chairwoman and Chief Conservation Officer

Asli’s decades of experience in the finance industry and strong passion for wildlife propelled her to start Wild at Life e.V. in 2016, with an objective to end the suffering of abused, neglected and exploited animals globally. Her commitment to the organisation is entirely pro bono, a duty she undertakes aside from her full-time job. […]

Deputy Chairman and Treasurer

With over 25 years of experience in banking, Christian holds various positions in prominent German banks. Since our establishment, he joined Wild at Life e.V. as a Board Member and Treasurer and enjoys giving back his time to wildlife and the environment.

Board Member and Secretary

Born and raised in Baden-Württemberg, but studied finance in Frankfurt, Marcus has been fulfilling the treasury manager role at a medium-sized bank for several years. In addition to his professional activities, he is committed to protecting wildlife and its habitats along with Wild at Life e.V.. His deep connection to nature drives him to preserve […]

Team Members

Founding Member and Renowned Banker

With an MBA in international Economics and Finance from Goethe University, Axel has nearly three decades of experience in the financial industry, including previous roles as Chairman and co-founder of American International Bank Acquisition Corp, CEO for Lombard International Assurance, and CEO at UBS Deutschland AG. He worked at Goldman Sachs for 16 years as […]

Lawyer and Notary

Competencies Notarial Services Corporate law Real Estate Transactions & Investments M&A Education and Professional Experience Lawyer and Notary at GSK Stockmann since 2009 Appointed as Notary 2009 Admitted to practice law in Germany 1995 Studies at the University of Tübingen and Munich

Accountant and Tax Advisor

Halime was born in Türkiye and grew up in Germany. She completed her studies in the field of tax accounting. Her passion for animals led her to join Wild at Life e.V., where she is responsible for the organization’s accounting and taxes.

Founding Member and Türkiye Representative

Neslihan is experienced in large-scale infrastructure development projects worldwide, especially in North Africa, the Middle East, & Eastern Europe. She was present on the field even during controversial times such as the Iraq war, Algerian terror attack & Libyan coup. Neslihan has a proven track record in international joint venture agreements. Besides serving for Wild […]

Advisory Board

Advisory Board Member and South Africa Representative

Christian studied business administration and economics at Goethe-University Frankfurt where he also obtained his doctorate. He spent his professional banking career of nearly four decades with Deutsche Bank, Commerzbank, UniCredit and Sumitomo, thereof 25 years in South Africa in various management and country head positions. He served on various boards incl. non-profit organisations in South […]

Advisory Board Member

Dr. Divaldo Rezende is the CEO of Wilder Earth, the Social Carbon Foundation chairman, and a board member of Co-restore. He is an accomplished senior executive with over 35 years of success across the industries of environmental services, energy, and financial services. He leverages extensive experience leading efforts in sustainable development with a specialisation in […]

Advisory Board Member

Dr Simon was head of the Climate, Biodiversity and Water Division of the OECD from 2014-2022, the founding policy director of the Grantham Institute at Imperial College London from 2007-201, and part-time pro-rector for International Affairs, a Management Board position, from 2011-13. He played a key role in creating the EIT Climate Knowledge and Innovation […]

Advisory Board Member and Switzerland Representative

Georges F. Massey has been an avid animal lover since his teen. During his various trips to Africa and Asia, he witnessed the damages of poaching, hunting and illegal hunting and has since vowed to protect wildlife.

Advisory Board Member and The Netherlands Representative

Pim has a passion for criminalistics and is active in the forensic services and cyber security industry. He is a lover of African wildlife and photography. He has been involved in conservation projects ever since his trips to the African continent. At Wild at Life e.V., he is mostly involved in the great ape’s projects […]

Advisory Board Member

Since 1996, Ton has been the founder of SYTO Group. He is a positive and passionate entrepreneur with an experienced track record in re-organizing poorly managed productions in different countries. He is skilled in Operations Management, Change management, Coaching, and Sales. Ton graduated from the Royal Military School. He believes in giving back and chooses to […]

Search for more

Looking for something specific?

Stay informed!

Subscribe to our newsletter to keep up to date with our activities!

By subscribing you consent to our Privacy Policy