Sebastian Troëng, Ph.D.

Executive Vice President, Conservation Partnerships

Location
Colombia
Languages
English, Spanish, Swedish
Sebastian Troëng, Ph.D.
Executive Vice President, Conservation Partnerships
As Executive Vice President, Dr. Sebastian Troëng leads the Conservation Partnerships team that leverages public and private sector support to scale up conservation impacts benefiting nature, people and our global climate.

This work includes a portfolio of $50 million per year and is supported by 100 staff in the Conservation Finance Division, Development Division, Global Public Partnerships & Europe, the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund, and the Conservation International Global Environment Facility and Green Climate Fund Agencies.

In his role, Sebastian regularly advises heads of state, ministers, corporate CEOs and community leaders on sustainability and conservation. Previously, he served as Conservation International’s Executive Vice President for Field Delivery; Senior Vice President of the Americas Field Division; and Managing Director of the 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 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 conservation and the economic benefits of nature. Since 2015, he has been based in Bogotá, Colombia.

Sebastian 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

This work includes a portfolio of $50 million per year and is supported by 100 staff in the Conservation Finance Division, Development Division, Global Public Partnerships & Europe, the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund, and the Conservation International Global Environment Facility and Green Climate Fund Agencies.

In his role, Sebastian regularly advises heads of state, ministers, corporate CEOs and community leaders on sustainability and conservation. Previously, he served as Conservation International’s Executive Vice President for Field Delivery; Senior Vice President of the Americas Field Division; and Managing Director of the 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 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 conservation and the economic benefits of nature. Since 2015, he has been based in Bogotá, Colombia.

Sebastian 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
Colombia
Languages
English, Spanish, Swedish