Camilla Fritze

Camilla Fritze

Marconi Director

Camilla Fritze, granddaughter of Guglielmo Marconi’s eldest daughter, Degna Paresce Marconi, is a wildlife conservationist at Panthera, a non-governmental conservation institution focused on the world’s largest and most imperiled wild cats. Ms. Fritze currently drives strategy development, performance monitoring and portfolio management for donor engagement for Panthera’s Tiger Program. Additionally, she is involved in Panthera’s technology initiative to develop remote wireless cameras that enable anti-poaching rangers in the most remote and threatened landscapes of the world to monitor wildlife populations and detect poaching threats in real-time, increasing security for wildlife and local people alike.

Ms. Fritze started her career at the Marconi Society as an assistant to Gioia Marconi Braga for the 1995 Marconi Prize Ceremony in Bologna, Italy. This was a welcome opportunity to learn more about her family’s history and the enduring contributions made by the Marconi Fellows. A career in field zoology and conservation followed, with assignments conducting research and implementing conservation projects in Asia and Latin America. She has two decades of experience developing, managing and evaluating global conservation programs and is particularly interested in scaling practical solutions for the challenges faced by the last wild landscapes.

She has a BSc in Zoology from University College London and an MSc from the Durrell Institute of Conservation and Ecology at the University of Kent, Canterbury.