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John Goedschalk

Executive Director, Conservation International-Suriname

Location
Suriname
Languages
Dutch, English, Portuguese, Spanish
My Latest Blogs on Human Nature

John Goedschalk

Executive Director, Conservation International-Suriname

​John Goedschalk has substantial experience in policy, fundraising and technical affairs.

John Goedschalk is the Executive Director for Conservation International’s program in Suriname. He has substantial experience in policy, fundraising and technical affairs.

Before joining Conservation International, John had worked in the private and public sector in areas ranging from banking to telecom and green energy. He served as Executive Director of the Climate Compatible Development Agency  (CCDA) where he led the development of Suriname's REDD+ Readiness Preparation Proposal, the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF) and United Nation Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) negotiations. John also served as Senior Advisor to the President of the Republic of Suriname, and maintains a leading role in various working groups at governmental level. John has a BA in Economics and International Relations from Beloit College and a Masters in Business Administration with a focus on Marketing and Finance from TiasNimbas University in The Netherlands.​

John Goedschalk is the Executive Director for Conservation International’s program in Suriname. He has substantial experience in policy, fundraising and technical affairs.

Before joining Conservation International, John had worked in the private and public sector in areas ranging from banking to telecom and green energy. He served as Executive Director of the Climate Compatible Development Agency  (CCDA) where he led the development of Suriname's REDD+ Readiness Preparation Proposal, the Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF) and United Nation Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) negotiations. John also served as Senior Advisor to the President of the Republic of Suriname, and maintains a leading role in various working groups at governmental level. John has a BA in Economics and International Relations from Beloit College and a Masters in Business Administration with a focus on Marketing and Finance from TiasNimbas University in The Netherlands.​

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Fundraising, Policy Development
Location
Suriname
Languages
Dutch, English, Portuguese, Spanish
My Latest Blogs on Human Nature