Rebecca Regnery

Senior Director of Wildlife

Humane Society International

Rebecca Regnery is the Senior Director of Humane Society International’s Wildlife Department. She is responsible for overseeing wildlife programs and campaigns, and represents the organization at international treaty and trade agreements including: the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Flora and Fauna (CITES), the Convention on Migratory Species (CMS), the CMS Memorandum of Understanding on the Conservation of Migratory Sharks (CMS Sharks MOU); the Inter-American Convention on the Protection and Conservation of Sea Turtles (IAC), the International Whaling Commission (IWC), the Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission (IATTC), and other regional fishery management organizations.

Regnery collaborates with U.S. and foreign governments, international organizations and other non-governmental organizations, industry, and consumers to accomplish wildlife conservation and animal welfare goals.

She is the North American Regional Director for the Species Survival Network (SSN), and co-chairs SSN’s Sea Turtle and Shark working groups. She is a member of the Expert Advisory Panel of the Shark Conservation Fund. She serves as an elected non-governmental representative on the International Review Panel of the Agreement on the International Dolphin Conservation Program (AIDCP), and the General Advisory Committee to the U.S. government for the IATTC. She is also a member of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Marine Turtle Specialist Group and chairs its Policy Task Force.

Regnery’s animal protection experience includes her previous roles as the Deputy Director of HSI Wildlife, HSI Deputy Director of International Policy, HSI Program Manager for Latin America and the Caribbean, and Project Coordinator for Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) Campaigns and Planning.

Ms. Regnery holds a Master of Science in Business degree from Johns Hopkins University and a Bachelor of Science degree from the American University.

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