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Daniela Raik, Ph.D.

Senior Vice President, Americas Field Division

Location
U.S. (Arlington)
Languages
English, French, Malagasy, Portuguese
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Daniela Raik, Ph.D.

Senior Vice President, Americas Field Division

Daniela leads efforts to map natural capital, account for nature’s benefits to people, and pioneer tools and technologies to monitor nature.

Daniela Raik is Senior Vice President of the Americas Field Division. Dr. Raik leads delivery of conservation impact in Latin America with a specific focus on key strategic initiatives of Amazonia, the Eastern Tropical Pacific, and Water & Cities (Bogota, Mexico City and Rio de Janeiro). Prior to this role, she served as Senior Vice President and Managing Director for Conservation International’s Betty and Gordon Moore Center for Science.

In March 2016, Dr. Raik returned to Conservation International after leading the Climate Change, Natural Resources and Biodiversity department at International Resources Group. Previously, she worked at Conservation International for 10 years, most recently as Vice President of Field Program Management, guiding the work of the organization’s field divisions in nearly 30 countries.

She was instrumental in developing the Gaborone Declaration for Sustainability in Africa, an African-led initiative that provides a new model for sustainable development on the continent.

Dr. Raik has spent two decades in conservation, natural resource management and sustainable development. She has a Ph.D. and M.S. in natural resources from Cornell University, and a B.A. in biology from New York University.

Daniela Raik is Senior Vice President of the Americas Field Division. Dr. Raik leads delivery of conservation impact in Latin America with a specific focus on key strategic initiatives of Amazonia, the Eastern Tropical Pacific, and Water & Cities (Bogota, Mexico City and Rio de Janeiro). Prior to this role, she served as Senior Vice President and Managing Director for Conservation International’s Betty and Gordon Moore Center for Science.

In March 2016, Dr. Raik returned to Conservation International after leading the Climate Change, Natural Resources and Biodiversity department at International Resources Group. Previously, she worked at Conservation International for 10 years, most recently as Vice President of Field Program Management, guiding the work of the organization’s field divisions in nearly 30 countries.

She was instrumental in developing the Gaborone Declaration for Sustainability in Africa, an African-led initiative that provides a new model for sustainable development on the continent.

Dr. Raik has spent two decades in conservation, natural resource management and sustainable development. She has a Ph.D. and M.S. in natural resources from Cornell University, and a B.A. in biology from New York University.

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Location
U.S. (Arlington)
Languages
English, French, Malagasy, Portuguese
My Latest Blogs on Human Nature