Kathleen Fitzgerald, Partner, Conservation Capital

Kathleen H. Fitzgerald

Partner, Conservation Capital

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Based in Nairobi, Kenya, Kathleen leads Conservation Capital’s Business Consulting Africa division. She also serves as a Senior Advisor to the World Bank-led, Global Environment Facility-funded Global Wildlife Program. Kathleen has more than 25 years of experience in integrated large landscape conservation programs in Africa and North America and served as a Vice President to African Wildlife Foundation for six years. Kathleen has helped create new conservation areas, improve management of existing protected areas, established co-management arrangements covering more than 13 million acres, and designed innovative models for community conservation. She has created nature-based solutions and worked extensively on increasing conservation finance for protected areas.

Kathleen is widely published and has an undergraduate degree in Environmental Studies and Government from St. Lawrence University and a Master of Science ffrom University of Vermont's Field Naturalist Program.