Andrew Muir

Dr Andrew Muir is CEO of both Wilderness Foundation Africa and Wilderness Foundation Global. He is one of South Africa’s most influential conservationists and social entrepreneurs, with over 32 years’ experience running NGO’s. Andrew has regularly been nationally and internationally recognized for his success in integrating conservation programmes with social and development interventions. Andrew was mentored by conservation icon Dr Ian Player for 13 years, and took over his legacy in the management of the various organisations that he had founded, including the world famous Wilderness Leadership School and Wilderness Foundation. Andrew sits on the boards of various conservation and business organisations in South Africa as well as globally. These include being a Rolex Laureate and a Schwab Foundation Fellow of the World Economic Forum. In addition to the CCFA; Andrew is currently Deputy President of the Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber, board member of the Eastern Cape Parks Board and Tourism Conservation Fund.