Jack Hurd

Executive Vice President for Global Programs

Jack Hurd
Executive Vice President for Global Programs
Jack Hurd has worked on biodiversity conservation, climate change mitigation and adaption, and community economic development for the past 30 years.

He currently serves as Executive Vice President for Global Programs at Conservation International, overseeing five divisions: the Center for Natural Climate Solutions, Center for Sustainable Lands and Waters, Moore Center for Science, Center for Communities and Conservation, and Global Policy and Government Affairs. These centers provide strategic and technical inputs to Conservation International field programs, working to accelerate and amplify impacts. Prior to joining Conservation International, Jack worked with The Nature Conservancy in several roles in the Asia-Pacific and as head of the Global Forest and Trade program. He also has worked for World Wide Fund for Nature, Pact and Thailand’s Population and Community Development Organization. Mr. Hurd holds a master of public administration degree from the University of Washington and a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Vermont.

He currently serves as Executive Vice President for Global Programs at Conservation International, overseeing five divisions: the Center for Natural Climate Solutions, Center for Sustainable Lands and Waters, Moore Center for Science, Center for Communities and Conservation, and Global Policy and Government Affairs. These centers provide strategic and technical inputs to Conservation International field programs, working to accelerate and amplify impacts. Prior to joining Conservation International, Jack worked with The Nature Conservancy in several roles in the Asia-Pacific and as head of the Global Forest and Trade program. He also has worked for World Wide Fund for Nature, Pact and Thailand’s Population and Community Development Organization. Mr. Hurd holds a master of public administration degree from the University of Washington and a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Vermont.