Chrissy Schwinn

Chrissy Schwinn manages communications related to the Conservancy's international policy efforts -- including engagement in international environmental treaties on climate change (UNFCCC) and biodiversity (UNCBD). She started with the Conservancy in 2001 working in rural northwest China before taking a U.S.-based position promoting global issues including climate change, protected areas, marine and island conservation and others. From her travels and work in the developing world, Chrissy has a particular interest in the intersection between biodiversity, climate change and human development issues.