Speaker's Profile

Judy Oglethorpe 

Judy Oglethorpe leads the USAID-funded Hariyo Ban Program, a consortium of WWF, CARE, National Trust for Nature Conservation and Federation of Community Forest Users Nepal, which aims to reduce adverse impacts of climate change and threats to biodiversity in Nepal. Previously she managed programs in WWF-US, working in climate adaptation, health, population, poverty, livelihoods, conflict, transboundary conservation, and large-scale conservation. 

She worked for 14 years in Southern/East Africa in biodiversity, forest and wildlife conservation; CBNRM and tourism. She has an MSc in Environmental Management, University of London and a BSc in Ecological Science, University of Edinburgh.