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Johannah E. Barry is founder and former president of Galápagos Conservancy and advanced the organization’s mission to preserve and protect the Galápagos Islands from 1985 to 2020. Her background includes more than 40 years of institutional advancement and organizational development. She held senior fundraising positions with the World Conservation Union (US), The Wilderness Society, Resources for the Future and served as consultant to the Weyerhaeuser Company Foundation, Henry A. Wallace Institute for Alternative Agriculture, and the Audubon Naturalist Society. Ms. Barry holds a Master’s degree from the University of Virginia.
Mr. Ostenda joined the Board in 2021. He is a partner at the global investment bank Goldman Sachs, serving as a member of the Healthcare Investment Banking team responsible for diagnostics and the life sciences tools sector. There he assists leading companies around the globe in obtaining funding and making investment decisions, many of which pertain to cutting-edge life sciences research. Prior to joining Goldman Sachs, Mr. Ostenda worked at Monitor Group and Global Prior Art. He earned his undergraduate degree in Biochemical Sciences from Harvard College in 1999 and MBA in Finance from Kellogg School of Management in 2005. Mr. Ostenda also serves on the board of Fondazione per i Collegi del Mondo Unito Stock Weinberg – Edward Sutcliffe supporting United World Colleges, a global movement focused on fostering international understanding through high school education.