Skip to content

Our Team

Our team brings a broad range of talents to the organization, with experiences drawn from the public, private, and nonprofit sectors.

The Foundation’s staff brings a broad range of talents to the organization, with experiences drawn from the academic, scientific, public, private, and nonprofit sectors.

Michael Sutton

Michael Sutton

Executive Director

Melissa Dann

Deputy Director

Melissa Eckert

Administrator

Ilan Kayatsky

Communications Director

Lindsey Freedman

Program Officer, Asia / Europe

Myriah Cornwell

Program Officer, Africa / Islands & Island Nations

David Corrado

David Corrado

Program Officer, North America / South & Central America

Katie Clark

Program Manager, Nominations

Laura Fernandez

Program Manager, Prize Winner Outreach

Ellen Lomonico

Communications Associate

Harriett Hardy

Administrative Coordinator