Kathleen is Senior Conservation Advisor to the African Wildlife Foundation and leads Conservation Capital’s Business Consulting Africa division. She has more than 25 years of experience in integrated large landscape conservation programmes in Africa and North America and served as a Vice President to AWF for six years. Kathleen has helped create new conservation areas, improve management of existing protected areas, established co-management arrangements and designed innovative models for community conservation. She has completed dozens of land transactions in North America and worked extensively on increasing conservation finance for protected areas. She is widely published and has an undergraduate in Environmental Studies and Government and a Master of Science. Kathleen is based in Nairobi, Kenya.