EVA VILLANUEVA

Eva brings to OneReef strong organization and administrative skills. She worked as a care manager and care coordinator for ten years in France until she moved with her family to Silicon Valley in 2014. Since 2018, she has worked as Secretary for San Francisco Bay Accueil, a nonprofit organization that welcomes and organizes events for […]

DAYSHA ADELBAI

Daysha graduated with an Associates degree in Environmental Science from Palau Community College this year. She intends on continuing her education in this field and work in Palau to support environmental conservation and serve communities by promoting environmental stewardship.

CLIVIA MASAMI

Clivia’s educational background is Tourism and Hospitality, and her work experience has been in the area of Office Administration and Operations. As a young Palauan steward, she shares a passion and commitment for community resilience, cultural preservation and environmental conservation.

ANGEL JONATHAN

Angel Jonathan is a young emerging conservation leader from Kitti in Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia. Mr. Jonathan has helped communities in Pohnpei and Micronesia in conservation planning and he led a very successful Rare Pride Campaign in Pohnpei that led to an increase in fish population at the Nanwap Marine Protected Area.  Mr. Jonathan […]

MADELSAR NGIRAINGAS

Madelsar is currently OneReef’s Micronesia Community Partnerships Manager. She helps to manage and strengthen community partnerships with diverse stakeholders who similarly value the importance of coral reefs and their role for island communities.  She was born and raised in the Republic of Palau and has extensive experience in community-based non-profit organizations that primarily focus on […]

WAYNE ANDREW

Wayne is the former Hatohobei State Delegate from Palau’s National Congress, the 8th Olbiil Era Kelulau (8th OEK), and is currently the Chairman of the Helen Reef Board. He is an expert in resource management planning and has worked throughout Micronesia assisting partners and communities with management plans. Wayne serves as a Regional Mentor for […]

KIRAN JADHWANI

Kiran Jadhwani is an experienced program and operations manager with an entrepreneurial spirit. She has an MBA degree from George Mason University and has experience working in the fields of sustainability and telecom. She is passionate about contributing to making a change and living in harmony with nature. Outside of work, she is passionate about […]

SUPARNA VASHISHT

Suparna is a marketing and strategy executive passionate about driving social change in the areas of sustainability, conservation and gender equality. She has significant brand management and P&L ownership experience in the corporate world and a track record of driving tangible results over a long period of time through skills, persistence and creative thinking.  She […]

CHRISTOPHER LAFRANCHI

Chris founded OneReef in 2012 to create direct impact through locally controlled coral reef conservation. As CEO, he has been principally responsible for fundraising, organizational vision and design, and negotiating agreements with Micronesian communities who own coral reefs and are committed to conservation goals and adaptive management strategies. He has lived in Africa and Indonesia, […]