Meet Our Team


The Walrus

Executive Director & Publisher
Shelley Ambrose

Editorial

Executive Editor & Creative Director
Jessica Johnson
Deputy Editor
Carmine Starnino
Managing Editor
Samia Madwar
Senior Editor
Hamutal Dotan
Digital Editor
Lauren McKeon
Features Editors
Harley Rustad
Daniel Viola
Associate Editor & Head of Research
Viviane Fairbank
Copy Editor
Erin Sylvester
Adventure Canada Fellow
Amy van den Berg
Chawkers Fellow
Sebastian Leck
Joseph Fellow
Daina Goldfinger
Editor Emeritus
John Macfarlane
Founding Editor
David Berlin

Art

Design Director
Paul Kim
Senior Designer
Meredith Holigroski
Associate Designer
Natalie Vineberg
Art Director Emeritus
Brian Morgan

Circulation

Director of Circulation & Marketing
Bryan Maloney
Circulation Services
St. Joseph Media

Production

Production Director
Maria Musikka

Events

Events Managers
Blair Elliott
Cailin Cooper

Digital

Digital Director
Angela Misri
Digital Manager
Judy Ziyi Gu
Digital Consultant
Dmitry Beniaminov

Development

Director of Development & Strategic Communications
Aimée Ippersiel
Development Officers
May Ardekani
Christina Papantoniou

Operations

Chief Financial Officer
Karl Percy
Operations Director
Renée Montpellier
Head of Logistics
Tina Love Cho
Office Manager
Jacqueline Faucher

THE WALRUS LAB

Director
Gayle Matthews
Project Manager
Amirah El-Safty