Board Member

Tim Kelly

Executive Director, EarthHQ

Tim Kelly is Executive Director of EarthHQ, the media arm of the Global Commons Alliance, an unprecedented partnership of more than 50 of the world’s most forward-looking organizations in philanthropy, science, business and advocacy. Their goal is to create the most powerful network to scale science-based action to protect people and planet.

Previously, Tim was a media executive, Emmy Award-winning film producer, and former President of the National Geographic Society. He also serves as an advisor to the Global Environment Facility (GEF) and is Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Planet3. In addition, Tim serves on the Board of the African wilderness reserve & safari company Great Plains Conservation Trust, and on the Board of the leading environmental science journalism organization, Mongabay.org.

As President of the National Geographic Society, Tim transitioned the primarily print-based organization to a global multimedia force and engineered the launch of the National Geographic Channel, National Geographic Films, and a wide array of digital media products.