Patricia Zurita

CEO, Bird Life International

Patricia is the Chief Executive Officer of BirdLife International.

Previously Patricia was the Executive Director of the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) a global multi-donor fund enabling civil society to participate in and benefit from conserving some of the world’s most critical ecosystems.

Prior to leading CEPF, Patricia managed the Conservation Stewards Program in CI, which is dedicated to the provision of incentives to local and indigenous communities in tropical countries in exchange for their commitment to protect biodiversity. An Ecuadorian national, Patricia holds a master’s degree in Environmental Management and Natural Resource Economics.

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