Adam Roberts is the executive vice president of Born Free USA, with offices in Washington, DC, Sacramento, CA, Toronto, Canada, and a Primate Sanctuary in Texas. He co-founded the organization to bring the UK-based Born Free Foundation’s message of compassionate conservation to the American public. He began his animal protection and conservation career in Washington, DC in 1991. In addition to directing the Born Free USA office, he serves on the Board of Directors of the Species Survival Network (SSN), a global coalition working on wildlife trade issues under the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora. He chairs the SSN Press Committee, Financial Committee, Bear Working Group, and Animals in Captivity Working Group. Adam is also a Founding Director and Member of the Board of Humane USA, a political action committee that works to raise funds for candidates for public office who have strong positions in favor of animal protection. In 2007 he co-founded the Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries, which accredits animal sanctuaries on a rigorous set of humane care and operational standards. He is the GFAS President. In 2003, Adam founded The $10 Club, a charity to fund poverty alleviation projects in developing countries. To date, the organization has supported work in nearly 60 countries. He lives in Washington with his wife, Stephanie, daughters Bella (15) and Mia (5), two dogs, five cats, and two very pampered guinea pigs.