John Griffin has 20+ years of field experience ranging from resolving conflict issues with raccoons to protecting great apes. As Senior Director of Urban Wildlife Programs for the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), John oversees field service and policy programs that resolve conflicts with wildlife. John has provided trainings and consultation for animal care and control, municipal agencies and state agencies. He has led workshops at national, state and regional conferences, and has been a speaker at academic and international conferences. John has also worked extensively with the professional wildlife rehabilitation community as well as to reform the commercial wildlife control industry and serves on advisory boards and working groups with those focuses. John is published on a number of topics and was recently a National Geographic Expedition team member exploring raccoon behavior in urban areas.