Nate Woiwode

is the project manager for The Nature Conservancy’s North American Risk Reduction and Resilience team, working to build the business case for creating more resilient communities by employing nature and natural systems in managing flood risk in coastal and riverine communities across the United States. Previously, Nate helped guide many of the Conservancy’s post-Sandy efforts in New York and regionally, including managing our engagement in the $1 billion Rebuild by Design competition and serving as a key member of the team that supported Mark Tercek’s role on the NYS 2100 Commission, convened by Governor Cuomo to develop long term recommendations on how to make New York State more resilient to the impacts of climate change. He also led the Coastal Resilience Team for the Long Island Chapter and was a co-lead of the New York State Climate Change Team. Nate lives in Sag Harbor, New York with his wife and two kids, and is accompanied everywhere by his dog Sadie, who has an affinity for tennis balls and a serious snoring problem.