Dolf DeJong

With a passion for protecting nature, an understanding of the challenges the natural world faces and a spirit of ruthless optimism, Dolf DeJong has enjoyed an incredible career in the conservation, wildlife protection and education field.    

Dolf began as CEO of your Toronto Zoo in September 2018, and his focus revolves around a commitment to raising the Zoo’s community connections to ensure we are working together to deliver on the new Strategic Plan. This Plan has a focus on saving wildlife, igniting passion, delivering exceptional guest experiences, serving the community and revolutionizing technology. 


Dolf has a Masters of Environmental Studies from Wilfred Laurier University, a Bachelor of Education from the University of Toronto, and a Bachelor of Science (Honours) from Brock University.

Dolf DeJong