Michael T  Bennett

Michael T Bennett


Michael T Bennett is a senior expert on conservation finance and market-based policy instruments and programs. He has over two decades’ experience providing knowledge and strategic support to the Chinese government in its efforts to build efficient and flexible environmental management frameworks and reform its economic and regulatory systems to more fully account for and incorporate the value of ecosystem services and natural capital. He is an environmental and resource economist by training, with a PhD from the University of Wisconsin – Madison. He works extensively with a range of multilateral donor agencies and NGOs, including World Bank, Asian Development Bank, Forest Trends, CIFOR, the Paulson Institute, DFID, UNDP, UNEP, FAO, IUCN, and WWF.