Mike Bond is an environmental and human rights activist and a long-time advocate of renewable energy. His background includes participation in operations with Kenyan rangers against elephant poachers, and time spent as a Financial Times Paris energy correspondent. Bond is a former international energy company CEO, and was advisor to over 70 of the world's largest utilities and energy companies. He was heavily involved in Al Gore’s presidential campaign, representing the Vice President on renewable energy issues. Bond is committed to many environmental issues in his home state of Maine and is the author of Saving Paradise and the upcoming novel, The Last Savanna.