As VP of Conservation Management & Integration, Jessica oversees conservation activities that go beyond the scope of a single conservation program and ensures that conservation projects align with WWF’s 10 year strategic plan to address the global biodiversity and climate crisis. She coordinates multiple projects in WWF-Canada’s focus regions, provides oversight of government relations, advocacy campaigns and WWF-Canada’s collaboration with the larger WWF international network.
During her near decade of experience with WWF, Jessica has managed a team of thematic specialists focused on Arctic conservation, managed large granting programs and collaborated in the development of projects focused on international mining issues.
Prior to joining WWF-Canada, Jessica worked in the United Kingdom on sustainable transportation and with two non-governmental organizations focused on urban development and poverty alleviation in South Africa. She holds a Masters in Environmental Studies from York University and a BAH from Queen’s University.
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In the face of widespread wildlife loss and climate change, WWF-Canada is working to protect wild places and the species that live in them.