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Paul Herbertson – Conservation Enterprise Director

A zoologist by training, Paul Herbertson is Wild Philanthropy’s Director of Conservation Enterprise. Over the past decade Paul has focused on how business can drive positive social and environmental impact.

Having spent time leading expeditions into remote lowland Amazon of Ecuador, and advising on sustainable oil and gas and palm oil development in Ecuador and Indonesia respectively, Paul joined Fauna & Flora International in 2006, where he has spent the last 11 years focusing on emerging environmental markets, impact investment and the wider conservation and private business nexus.

Paul joined Wild Philanthropy in 2017 and directs the charity’s conservation finance and enterprise, assists with its business planning, strategy, development and fundraising, and helps with managing day-to-day operations. As well as a BSc from Cardiff University, he has an MBA from Cambridge and an MSc from King’s College London. Paul is also a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society and the Zoology Society of London.