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Founder & Managing Director

Alexander is the Founder & Managing Director of Natural Strategies. He has supported the financing of biodiversity conservation & sustainable land use in more than 49 countries in Africa, Latin America & Asia with the UN & the private sector.


Working with the Finance Unit of UN Environment for nine years, including as its REDD+ focal point person, he designed the largest global programme for UN Environment to help developing countries prepare to access the Green Climate Fund.


He also co-managed a pilot programme in seven African countries to launch forest & agroforestry projects through the carbon markets, including one of the first registered African REDD+ projects, and provided a broad range of technical assistance on biodiversity and climate change, in support of governments, private sector & NGOs.

Alexander holds a University Master's Degree in Environmental Management & Restoration, a German University Law Degree & a University Diploma in Wildlife & Natural Areas Management.

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