World Wildlife Fund President to Discuss Conservation
Carter Roberts, president and CEO of the World Wildlife Fund, will discuss “Conservation, Governance and NGOs” on March 21, at 4 p.m. in Bowers Auditorium of Sage Hall at the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies.
Prior to joining the World Wildlife Fund in 2004, Roberts was vice president for strategic planning and global priorities at The Nature Conservancy (TNC). As vice president for TNC’s Central America Division, he opened new offices across the region and oversaw operations in six countries. From 1990 to 1996, he was TNC’s state director for Massachusetts.
Earlier in his career, Roberts led marketing and management teams at Procter & Gamble and Gillette. He holds an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School, and graduated with honors from Princeton University. He is fluent in Spanish and an avid birder.
The Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies offers graduate degrees in environmental management, environmental science, forestry and forest science. The World Wildlife Fund is an international conservation organization dedicated to saving endangered species, protecting endangered habitats and addressing global threats such as toxic pollution, over-fishing and climate change.
The talk is free and open to the public, and part of the Environmental Governance Speaker Series sponsored by the Yale Center for Environmental Law & Policy.