Board & Members

The GOSG is composed of an Executive Board, Co-Chairs for giraffe and okapi, and Members.

Executive Board

  • Rick Brenneman (Giraffe Conservation Foundation)
  • Stephanie Fennessy (Giraffe Conservation Foundation)
  • John Hart (Lukuru Foundation)
  • Steve Shurter (White Oak Conservation)


  • Giraffe co-chair: Julian Fennessy (Giraffe Conservation Foundation)
  • Okapi co-chair: Noëlle Kümpel (Zoological Society of London)


You can access the list of our members here.