Senior Staff

M Sanjayan, CEO of Conservation International
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M. Sanjayan, Ph.D.
Chief Executive Officer


Africa Field Division

Michael O’Brien-Onyeka 
Senior Vice President

Julia Levin 
Country Director, Conservation South Africa

Peter Mulbah 
Country Director, Conservation International-Liberia

Sahondra Rajoelina 
Country Director, Conservation International-Madagascar

Ruud Jansen
Country Director, Conservation International-Botswana


Americas Field Division

Rachel Biderman
Senior Vice President, Americas

Lisa Famolare 
Vice President, Nature for Climate

Fabio Arjona 
Vice President, Conservation International-Colombia

Luis Suarez 
Vice President, Conservation International-Ecuador

Luis Espinel 
Vice President, Conservation International-Peru

Mauricio Bianco 
Vice President, Conservation International-Brazil

Eduardo Forno 
Executive Director, Conservation International-Bolivia

Tatiana Ramos 
Executive Director, Conservation International-Mexico

John Goedschalk 
Executive Director, Conservation International-Suriname

Curtis Bernard 
Executive Director, Conservation International-Guyana

Ana Gloria Guzman Mora
Executive Director, Conservation International-Costa Rica


Asia-Pacific Field Division

Richard Jeo, Ph.D. 
Senior Vice President

Meizani Irmadhiany
Deputy Senior Vice President

Yasushi Hibi 
Vice President, Asia Policy and Managing Director, Conservation International-Japan

Ketut Putra
Asia Transboundary Oceans Senior Advisor

Xiaohai Liu 
Executive Director, Conservation International-China

Enrique Nuñez 
Executive Director, Conservation International-Philippines

Mark Erdmann
Vice President, Marine and Country Director, New Zealand

Susana Waqainabete-Tuisese 
Senior Director, Pacific Region

Mere Lakeba
Country Director, Conservation International-Fiji

François Tron 
Country Director, Conservation International-New Caledonia

Manuel Mendes 
Country Director, Conservation International-Timor-Leste

Srabani Roy 
Regional Director, Greater Mekong

Robert Baigrie
Senior Director, Developed Markets


Brand + Communications

Anastasia Khoo
Senior Advisor to the CEO and Chief Marketing Officer

Jenny Parker McCloskey 
Vice President, Media Relations


The Betty and Gordon Moore Center for Science

Johan Rockström, Ph.D.
Chief Scientist

Michael B. Mascia, Ph.D. 
Senior Vice President


Center for Communities and Conservation

Kristen Walker Painemilla
Senior Vice President and Managing Director


Center for Natural Climate Solutions

Will Turner, Ph.D. 
Senior Vice President


Center for Oceans

Aulani Wilhelm 
Senior Vice President


Center for Sustainable Lands + Waters

Bambi Semroc
Senior Vice President


CI People Operations

Kim Keating
Chief People Officer


Conservation Finance Division

Agustin Silvani 
Senior Vice President


Conservation Partnerships

Sebastian Troëng, Ph.D.
Executive Vice President


Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF)

Olivier Langrand 
Senior Vice President



Cynthia Tapley
Chief Development Officer

Cynthia McKee
Senior Vice President

Julia Upham
Vice President, Individual Giving


Europe and Global Public Partnerships

Herbert Lust 
Senior Vice President

David Emmett
Vice President, European Private Partnerships

Nikolaus Schultze
Vice President, European Partnerships


Field Programs

Daniela Raik, Ph.D. 
Executive Vice President

Kelvin Alie
Senior Vice President, Field Partnerships



Barbara DiPietro 
Chief Financial Officer


General Counsel's Office

Rick Nash
General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer


Global Environment Facility Project Agency and Green Climate Fund Implementing Agency

Miguel Morales, Ph.D. 
Senior Vice President


Global Information Technology

Brian Freed
Vice President


Global Policy

James Roth 
Senior Vice President


Global Programs

Jack Hurd
Executive Vice President


Project Delivery and Monitoring

Tracy Farrell
Vice President, Project Delivery and Monitoring


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