Morné du Plessis
Dr Morné du Plessis is the chief executive officer of WWF South Africa. "Dr du Plessis was previously director of the DST/NRF Centre of Excellence at the University of Cape Town. He was also director of the Percy FitzPatrick Institute at the University of Cape Town. He served as the assistant director at the former Natal Parks Board. He was also a post-doctoral research associate at the University of California, Berkeley.
"He was part of several services and boards including the Green Trust, Leslie Hill Succulent Karoo Trust, National Parks Trust, Table Mountain Fund, Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Studies and Mammal Research Institute (University of Pretoria).
"He holds a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture (US), a Bachelor of Science with Honours from the University of Pretoria, a PhD from the University of Cape Town and Master of Business Administration from the University of Cape Town. 
Resources and articles
- WWF Board, organizational web page, accessed March 9, 2019.