The Board

Angels around the world are working together to bring about change. A non-profit in both the US and France, the following individuals run the organization.

Julie Andersen

Julie Andersen
Founder

Few people leave successful careers to pursue a passion for the planet. A creative visionary, marketer and lifelong entrepreneur, Julie has channeled over 15 years of advertising, strategy, media and organizational experience running her own multi-million dollar business and managing dozens of employees into a new quest: building environmental awareness and fueling change. Julie is a social media and marketing expert, having founded and run three successful, global NGOs - Shark Angels, United Conservationists and Shark Savers - and consulting to countless others including Sea Shepherd, PEW and WildAid during the past five years. Julie focuses on developing advocacy through innovative outreach, education, social media, and interactive campaigns. Julie leverages her foundational business, marketing, film and development expertise to inspire planetary preservation while bringing a unique perspective and deep commercial capabilities to social causes.

Jamie Pollack

Jamie Pollack
Managing Director

Jamie’s background is in advertising, client management and graphic design. For twenty years, she worked in the business world, gaining valuable experience building brands and creating marketing strategies for her clients. She designed and developed 360 degree marketing campaigns producing targeted, functional and brand specific websites, online media, print and marketing collateral materials, direct mail, corporate identity and advertising. When the 2008 recession hit the advertising world, her love of scuba diving and of the oceans propelled her to purse another path. She turned her passion into a career and was written up in Money Magazine, June 2010. She now oversees and manages the administration, financial and the day to day activities of Shark Angels. She supervises campaigns and staff, provides direction and creates new and innovative ways to spread the mission to new audiences about taking action to save sharks. Jamie believes strongly in education. She travels all over speaking to students either in person or via Skye in the Classroom to educate kids worldwide about the importance of sharks. She has dove with countless species of sharks  and uses her personal experience to teach kids about them.  She was featured on "Shark Junkies" as a shark expert on ABC News Nightline, which aired on Jan 18, 2014.

Paul Wildman

Paul Wildman
Director of Media

Paul Wildman is a award winning filmmaker who is trained as a cinematographer, classical artist, and graphic designer. Combining a broad range of shooting, editing, animation, photography, new media, technology and drawing skills, he is in a unique position – able to deliver high quality visual efforts while bringing innovative approaches to his work - online, on screen and offline. With over 13 years filming, editing and field producing commercial advertising, films, television, and independent projects, he has worn many different hats and has a wealth of experience from which to draw upon – for any type of production. Paul is also heavily committed to the environment, donating thousands of hours to support non-profits. Paul currently serves as the chief designer and brand expert, and is responsible for all film and creative efforts, for Shark Angels, United Conservationists and Fin Free, and previously for Shark Savers and Sea Shepherd.