1 Science & Conservation


Dr. Laurie Marker. Photo credit CCF.

Laurie Marker

Founder and Executive Director, Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF)

Dr. Laurie Marker is a research scientist and conservation biologist recognized as one of the world’s leading experts on cheetahs. As Founder and Executive Director of Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF), Dr. Marker has pioneered research, established conservation models and created cooperative alliances on behalf of the cheetah that never before existed.

Photo credit Mehgan Murphy.

Adrienne Crosier

Cheetah Biologist, Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute

Adrienne Crosier is a cheetah biologist at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute (SCBI) in Front Royal, Virginia. She is responsible for the cheetah breeding program at SCBI and collaborates with zoos and conservation institutions around the world to support cheetah conservation.