Dylan Walker is CEO for the Secretariat of the World Cetacean Alliance. He specialises in collaborative projects and network building to deliver marine conservation and animal welfare initiatives that protect marine species and habitats. Having taken an ecology degree and a marine mammal science masters, Dylan has worked in ecotourism for 25 years, advising large and small tour operators and travel associations to deliver sustainable practices and marine conservation programmes. As a scientist, conservationist, and former whale watch business owner, Dylan has worked with the whale watching industry across Europe, Latin America, and North America, and has written several books on cetaceans. He also co-founded WhaleFest, one of the world’s largest celebrations of whales and dolphins and campaigning platform for ocean conservation issues.
Dylan believes in grass roots environmental projects, scaled up through collaboration and coordination to deliver real and lasting change for people and wildlife at a global scale.
World Cetacean Alliance
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