Palma new WWF-Philippines CEO
MANILA, Philippines–World Wide Fund for Nature Philippines (WWF-Philippines) has named Jose Angelito Palma as its new president and chief executive officer effective January 2015.
Palma brings with him a wealth of experience, plus strong leadership and expertise in the environment and conservation sectors.
Palma handled the sea turtle conservation project of the Philippine Department of Environment and Natural Resources before moving to WWF-Philippines as project manager for the Turtle Islands in Tawi-Tawi.
Palma earned his BS Fisheries (major in inland fisheries) degree from the University of the Philippines in 1984. Palma succeeds Jose Ma. Lorenzo Tan, who served as the organization’s President and CEO from 2001 to 2007, and 2009 to 2014.
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