Sebastian Troëng, Ph.D.

Executive Vice President, Conservation Partnerships

Location
U.S. (Arlington)
Languages
English, Spanish, Swedish

Sebastian Troëng, Ph.D.

Executive Vice President, Conservation Partnerships

As Executive Vice President, Dr. Sebastian Troëng leads the delivery of conservation solutions across Conservation International’s field programs. This work spans 27 countries and the world’s oceans and is supported by more than 600 staff in the Africa Field Division, Americas Field Division, Asia-Pacific Field Division and the Center for Oceans.

In his role, Dr. Troëng regularly advises heads of state, ministers, corporate CEOs and community leaders on sustainability and conservation matters. Previously, Dr. Troëng served as Senior Vice President of the Americas Field Division and also directed Conservation International’s Betty and Gordon Moore Center for Science and Oceans, the organization’s global science engine for conservation and sustainable development insights. He has worked on conservation and development issues for almost 30 years — including in Costa Rica, Panama, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Fiji, Australia, Greece, the U.K. and the United States — and has published extensively on marine conservation and the economic benefit of ecosystems. Since 2015, he has been based in Bogotá, Colombia.

Dr. Troëng holds a Ph.D. in animal ecology from Lund University in Sweden and a master’s degree in marine environmental protection from University of Wales, U.K.

In his role, Dr. Troëng regularly advises heads of state, ministers, corporate CEOs and community leaders on sustainability and conservation matters. Previously, Dr. Troëng served as Senior Vice President of the Americas Field Division and also directed Conservation International’s Betty and Gordon Moore Center for Science and Oceans, the organization’s global science engine for conservation and sustainable development insights. He has worked on conservation and development issues for almost 30 years — including in Costa Rica, Panama, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Fiji, Australia, Greece, the U.K. and the United States — and has published extensively on marine conservation and the economic benefit of ecosystems. Since 2015, he has been based in Bogotá, Colombia.

Dr. Troëng holds a Ph.D. in animal ecology from Lund University in Sweden and a master’s degree in marine environmental protection from University of Wales, U.K.

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Adaptation, Marine Conservation, Ocean Governance, Sea Turtles, Spatial Planning-Marine Use, Sustainable Fisheries
Location
U.S. (Arlington)
Languages
English, Spanish, Swedish