Edward Barnes

Chief Operating Officer

Senior Management USA

Edward Barnes joins African Parks after many years as a producer and executive administrator for non-profit arts organisations.  Former leadership positions he’s held include Executive Director of Gotham Chamber Opera, Producing Director of MasterVoices, and Managing Director of American Lyric Theater.  Additionally, he’s produced on and off Broadway, for Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, film and radio. The child of marine biologist parents, Edward is finding his move to conservation and African Parks a natural and exciting new turn in his career.