Bios Ward, James

James Ward collaring endangered African Wild Dogs in Zimbabwe.

James Ward

President and CEO

 

James has worked at Wildlife Trading Company for over 22 years, where he has been involved in every aspect of the company, from design and sourcing, to operations and sales. James’ greatest pride comes from applying his passion for wildlife conservation and the environment throughout the businesses, from sourcing handmade products that support cultures and conservation to leading an effort to transition all materials used to sustainable, recycled or recyclable materials. James is an avid wildlife photographer and travels frequently to Africa, Central America and Alaska to photograph, while sourcing materials and products. His photographs can be seen on his @jwwildphoto Instagram account. He received an Executive MBA from New York University’s Stern School of Business.