Honorably discharged from the military in 2015 after serving a 6 year commitment on active duty. Philip is a highly qualified, extensively trained, high threat personal protective specialist, prior Special Tactics Pararescueman, United States Special Operations Command medic, rescue specialist, and is a current board certified flight paramedic.
Philip has completed 5 trips to trips to Africa: two separate trips to Tanzania 2015, Kenya 2015, Kenya 2016, and Tanzania 2016. Where he has trained rangers, performed undercover operations, patrols, threat assessments of conservancies, reserves, and parks. .
Philip has conducted 7 tours to the Middle East, one as an active duty military member and 6 as a consultant for the military. While on active duty Philip integrated and worked on Three United States Special Operation teams.
Philip was admitted to the Masters of Liberal Arts (MLA) program in extension studies, in the field of Sustainability at Harvard Extension School in January 2019. Philip’s current studies include pursuit of two graduate certificates at Harvard; one in Green Building and Community Sustainability and the other in Corporate Sustainability and Innovation.
Bachelor of Science in Environmental Policy and Management from Purdue University Global.
Associate of Applied Science from Butler County Community College in Business Management.
International Board of Specialty Certification (IBSC) and the Board for Critical Care Transport Paramedic Certification (BCCTPC) Flight paramedic.
Federal Aviation Administration Private Pilot Certificate (License) single engine, 2017
University of New Mexico Paramedic Certification
Personal Protective Specialist /High Threat Protective Operations(WPS Qualified), Military Parachutist both Navy High Altitude Low Opening (HALO) and Army Airborne, Combat Military Diver and Dive Supervisor, FAA PPL, Board Certified Flight Paramedic, EMT-Paramedic, Prior USSOCOM Advanced Tactical Practitioner(ATP), Advanced Swift-Water Rescue Technician, Confined Space Rescue Specialist, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Advanced Pediatric Life Support, Personal Recovery Expert and Rescue Specialist, Military Helicopter Cast Master/Rope Master, SCUBA Master, Extensively Trained in Tactical and Off-Road Driving. Special Forces Advanced Urban Combat (SFAUC) Graduate 7th SFG
Damien D'Sant Angelo : Vice President
Vice-President of Ambassadors of World Wildlife; Damien possesses the moral beliefs shared by all members of this unique organization. He personally wants to bring awareness to the growing danger of poaching our natural co-inhabitants, for the sake of financial prosperity, and to fund international terrorist organizations. Unethical funding affects not only foreign nations abroad, but threaten the way of life for many African nations and cultures. Damien is U.S. veteran board members with skills and knowledge acquired while serving in the elite Special Operations community of the United States military. Damien is committed to exposing the furthering animal protection efforts around the globe. His skills and prior experience make him an essential part of the AWW team
Achieved a B.S. in Psychology from Boise State University.
Currently enrolled Texas A&M University seeking a M.B.A
Acquired over 6 years of professional work experience in all levels of the private energy sector.
Honorably separated veteran of the United States Air force. Served 4 tours of Special Aviation duty in the in support of Operation Enduring Freedom as an Aerial Gunner
Instructor Aerial Gunner Journeyman. Youngest individual to be appointed a “lead’ Aerial Gunner in the history of the 16th Special Operations Squadron.
Andrew Lindholm : Chief of staff
Andrew pulls his 10+ years of experience from being a former US Navy Corpsman with the Fleet Marine Force as well as being a Nationally Registered Paramedic and currently working as a paramedic and Personal Security Specialist around the globe to include areas such as Iraq, Afghanistan and Jordan.
Andrew not only utilizes his background with tactics, medicine, and firearms instruction and integrated training but Andrew’s personal evolution has seen him recognize the need for protection of all animals, not just from an ethical standpoint, but also from a global environmental perspective. He actively encourages his audience to hold back the tide of human encroachment and correct the imbalance between shrinking wilderness areas and rapidly increasing human population as well as the need to stop illegal poaching through direct action.
Ryan Lundquist : Board Member and Advisor
Ryan is a 10-year veteran of the Utah Army National Guard and has served as an Artillery Crewmember, a Paratrooper, and a Linguist. He has trained with special operations from every branch of the US military, as well as Korean and German forces. Ryan has a family history of humanitarian service in Africa. His great-grandmother was a Peace Corps nurse in Liberia, his grandmother served in Egypt, and in 2015, Ryan and his mother continued the family tradition by serving in Ghana as part of a multi-national team to combat children's hunger. Ryan has traveled across the world several times and found the most satisfaction in his journey while helping others. This desire to live a purpose-driven life led Ryan to Ambassadors of World Wildlife. His passion for humanitarian work, cultural engagement, and sense of adventure drive him to change the world for the better. He hopes to inspire others to do the same.