Sarene Marshall

Sarene Marshall is the Managing Director for the Nature Conservancy's global Climate Change Team. Her previous roles on the Climate Change team include Deputy Team Lead and Associate Director of the Conservancy’s program aimed at Reducing Emissions from Deforestation. Sarene came to the Conservancy in 2002 and served from 2004-2007 as Director of Business Planning and Analysis, responsible for organization-wide strategic planning and key change management and globalization projects on behalf of the CEO and his direct reports. Before joining the Conservancy, Sarene was a Senior Associate with Mercer Management Consulting (now called Oliver Wyman), a division of Marsh & McLennan Companies (MMC). Previously, Sarene spent five years in the Latin America program of World Wildlife Fund (WWF), where she managed grants administration, led the establishment of WWF offices in the region, and developed fundraising tools and strategies. She holds an MBA from the Wharton School of Business and an MA in International Studies from University of Pennsylvania, and is fluent in Spanish.

Sarene's Posts

Lessons from The Lorax

March 15th, 2012

A trip to the screening of The Lorax teaches our global climate program director's two daughters how nature makes their lives better. More

OK, What Is With All This Extreme Weather?

April 29th, 2011

The managing director of our Global Climate Change Team looks at April's record-setting, severe weather and its connection to carbon pollution. More

Eating Local, Part 3: Let Someone Else Plant, You Harvest

April 4th, 2011

In the third of her series on eating locally-produced food, Sarene Marshall finds a great way for those who don't have the time or motivation to grow their own to enjoy fresh, local fruits and veggies. More

Eating Local, Part 2: Grow Your Own

March 24th, 2011

In the second of her series on eating locally-produced food, Sarene Marshall demystifies gardening and shows how simple it can be to get great food from your home. More

Eating Local, Part 1: Waiting for Asparagus

March 16th, 2011

In the first of her four-part series on local food Sarene Marshall says while the health and environmental benefits are great, the biggest reason to switch may be the best-kept secret. More

3 Easy Tips for a Healthy and Delicious (and Green) Thanksgiving

November 22nd, 2010

You probably don't expect cooking tips from the managing director of our global Climate Change Team. Find out why she thinks sustainability and flavor go hand in hand. More

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