Executive Vice President, Ecosystem Finance & MarketsJennifer Morris is currently Senior Vice President of the Ecosystem Finance Division of Conservation International (CI). The Ecosystem Finance Division invests in strategic projects which support CI’s mission of sustainable development. There are five diverse funds in this Division under her management, totaling $330 million in total capital. The newest fund in the group is CI’s Carbon Fund which provides funding to monetize carbon for the benefit of local communities in CI priority areas.
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Prior to leading the Ecosystem Finance Division, Jennifer played a key role in assisting local CI partners in Africa, Asia and Latin America to analyze, structure and develop community-based businesses and credit instruments for the development of rural micro and small enterprises which support conservation.
Prior to joining CI, Jennifer was a business development consultant with a micro-finance institution and has lived and worked in Africa, Asia and Latin America. Jennifer has a BA in Political Science from Emory University and a Masters in International Affairs with a business development and micro-finance focus from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs.