Prince Albert II Foundation appoints new director to Board

Sally Yozell, an expert in linking environmental threats with national, regional and global security, has been appointed to the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation Board of Directors, it was announced at the annual meeting.

Sally Yozell is the Director of the Stimson Centre’s Environmental Security Programme. On 29th April during the 32nd Board of Directors meeting at the Yacht Club of Monaco, in the presence of Prince Albert, his Foundation confirmed her appointment to the Board.

“The Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation has a long and impressive record of advocating for cleaner oceans, marine biodiversity, and the safety of communities threatened by climate change,” said Sally Yozell. “It is an honour to join the Board of Directors and I look forward to contributing my expertise, linking natural resource protection to economic, food, and environmental security for coastal communities and countries around the world alike,”.

Her research has focused on wildlife protection, ocean and climate security, and the impact of environmental threats on national, regional and global security. She has a history of working with the Prince’s Foundation, having done so when she was at the US State Department to work on getting concrete marine conservation commitments during the Our Ocean conferences as well as during the creation of the Ross Sea sanctuary in Antarctica.

Additionally, during Monaco Ocean Week 2022, the Stimson Centre and the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation, alongside the Ocean Climate Platform, co-organised the Sea and the City conference, dedicated to coastal resilience solutions to the effects of climate change.

The Board of Directors also confirmed funding for 11 new projects this year in areas of priority for the organisation. These new projects are added to the over 720 projects that have been supported by the Foundation over the years, exceeding €90 million in financial assistance.

In addition to the General Assembly meeting, Foundation Vice-President Olivier Wenden, Executive Director Romain Ciarlet, and Emmanuel Calça, Administrative and Financial Director, as well as the auditors presented the moral and financial reports for the financial years 2020 – 2021.