|Senior Vice President, International Policy
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Climate Change, Fresh Water, Food Security , Green Economies, Sustainable Development, Spatial Planning-Land Use, Carbon Markets, Biodiversity Science, Biodiversity Policy, Ecosystem ServicesLocation:
U.S. - D.C./VirginiaLanguages:
English, Spanish, French, Portuguese, Malagasy contact me
A global conservation and climate change leader with over 20 years of experience, combining economics, policy, and field experience in environmental management and sustainable development; A strategic leader with a record of success in diverse and challenging contexts - from field projects in developing countries to negotiations in global policy fora; An accomplished scientist and thought leader with publications in leading economic and environmental journals and editorial contributions to current books on climate change and ecosystems: An expert policy advisor and lead of delegations to global climate, biodiversity, freshwater and sustainable development conventions and government negotiations. A seasoned representative with diplomacy, cultural skills and professional experience in over 30 countries including 9 years residence in Africa, Asia and South America; An organizational executive with a record of effective programs, expert staff, robust partner networks, efficient resource management and fundraising.
2003 Ph.D., Natural Resource Economics University of Florida
E.T. York Presidential Fellow
1999 M.Sc., Natural Resource Economics University of Florida
1989 B.A. with Distinction, East Asian Studies Duke University
Busch, J., R.N. Lubowski, F. Godoy, M. Steininger, A.A. Yusuf, K. Austin, J. Hewson, D. Juhn, M. Farid, and F. Boltz. 2012. Structuring economic incentives to reduce emissions from deforestation within Indonesia. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 109(4): 1062-1067. doi:10.1073/pnas.1109034109
Semrok, B., G. Shroth, C.A. Harvey, Y. Zepeda, T. Hills, S. Lubis, C.W. Arief, and F. Boltz. 2011. Climate change mitigation in agroforestry systems: linking smallholders to forest carbon markets. In: Climate Change Mitigation and Agriculture. E. Wollenberg, M-L. Tapio-Bistrom, M. Greig-Gran and A. Nihart (eds). Routledge, New York.
McNeely, J.A., R.A, Mittermeier, T.M. Brooks, F. Boltz, and N. Ash (eds). 2009. The Wealth of Nature: Ecosystem Services, Biodiversity, and Human Well-being. CEMEX, IUCN, CI, ILCP, Arlington, VA.
Mittermeier, R.A., M. Totten, L. Ledwith Pennypacker, F. Boltz, C.G. Mittermeier, G. Midgley, C.M. Rodriguez, G. Prickett, C. Gascon, P.A. Seligmann and O. Langrand (eds). 2008. A Climate for Life: Meeting the Global Challenge. CEMEX, CI, ILCP, Arlington, VA.
Hannah, L. and F. Boltz. 2004. The Zahamena protected area complex. In: The Natural History of Madagascar. S.M. Goodman and J.P. Benstead (eds). U. Chicago Press, Chicago.