Key Leaders

Key Leaders of San Diego Zoo Global

Douglas G. Myers
President/CEO, San Diego Zoo Global
Mr. Myers serves as the executive leader for San Diego Zoo Global. In this role he is responsible for setting policy and maintaining the organization’s role as a leader in conservation and animal care.

Shawn Dixon
Chief Operating Officer, San Diego Zoo Global
As Chief Operating Officer of San Diego Zoo Global, Mr. Dixon serves with the President/CEO in overseeing all aspects of San Diego Zoo Global.

Paula Brock
Chief Financial Officer, San Diego Zoo Global
As Chief Financial Officer, Ms. Brock oversees the financial management of the organization.

Mark Stuart
Chief Development and Membership Officer, San Diego Zoo Global,
President, The Foundation of San Diego Zoo Global
Mr. Stuart leads the team devoted to friend-raising and fund-raising efforts to support San Diego Zoo Global’s animal care, conservation and education programs. He also serves as President of The Foundation of San Diego Zoo Global, a separate nonprofit organization devoted to raising major gifts to address the institution’s strategic priorities.

Dwight Scott
Director, San Diego Zoo
As Director of the San Diego Zoo, Mr. Scott is responsible for the overall operation of the 100-acre zoo, which is located in Balboa Park just north of downtown San Diego. He oversees daily operations of all departments, including admission, transportation, education, food service, retail, facilities, animal care, veterinary services, horticulture, special events, and construction and maintenance.

Robert M. McClure
Director, San Diego Zoo Safari Park
As Director of the San Diego Zoo Safari Park , Mr. McClure is responsible for the overall operation of this 1,800-acre wildlife preserve located near Escondido. He oversees the administration of all departments and operations, construction and maintenance, animal services, veterinary services, horticulture, and special events.

Allison Alberts, Ph.D.
Chief Conservation and Research Officer, San Diego Zoo Global
Dr. Alberts serves as the San Diego Zoo Global chief conservation and research officer, directing a staff of more than 200 experts dedicated to conservation science. She is responsible for the ongoing conservation science activities at the San Diego Zoo, San Diego Zoo Safari Park, and Institute for Conservation Research, and at field sites in 35 countries around the world.

Robert J. Wiese, Ph.D
Chief Life Sciences Officer, San Diego Zoo Global
Dr. Wiese serves San Diego Zoo Global as the chief life sciences officer. In this role he is responsible for a variety of administrative, operational, and budgetary activities involving management of the organization's entire animal and plant collection.

Nadine Lamberski, DVM, Diplomate ACZM
Corporate Director of Animal Health, San Diego Zoo Global
Dr. Lamberski serves San Diego Zoo Global as Corporate Director of Animal Health, overseeing the departments of Veterinary Services and Nutritional Services for both the San Diego Zoo and the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. In her role, Dr. Lamberski supervises a staff of veterinarians, nutritionists, technicians, and hospital keepers seeing to the health and well being of over 7,000 animals.

Ted Molter
Chief Marketing Officer, San Diego Zoo Global
Mr. Molter is the Chief Marketing Officer for San Diego Zoo Global, responsible for public relations, creative services, advertising and design, website, publications, interpretation, sales, licensing and partnership marketing activities that support the World-Famous San Diego Zoo, the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, and the Institute for Conservation Research.

Robert Erhardt
Chief Technology Officer, San Diego Zoo Global
As Chief Technology Officer, Mr. Erhardt is responsible for directing all facets of the organization’s information and communications systems as well as providing strategic direction for deploying new and emerging technologies.

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