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Nadine Bowles-Newark

Senior Programme Officer | Ecosystem Assessment and Policy Support

Nadine provides leadership and technical oversight to projects with a focus on increasing the understanding of decision-makers regarding biodiversity and its many values, together with the linkages between biodiversity, ecosystem services, sustainable land management and human well-being/livelihoods, in order to mainstream biodiversity into policy in developing countries.

Previous experience & expertise

As a long-standing member of the EAPS programme, Nadine brings a wide range of experience in project and people management. Her areas of expertise include: mainstreaming biodiversity information into national decision and policy making processes; national ecosystem assessments; convening and supporting partnerships and networks; and promoting capacity development in developing countries.

Nadine holds an MSc (with distinction) in Green Economy from the University of Bournemouth, and a BSc (with first class honours) in Environmental Management from the University of Hertfordshire. Previous to joining UNEP-WCMC, Nadine held a management position in the retail sector, before re-training and undertaking a career change into the conservation sector.

Recent work by Nadine Bowles-Newark

Connect: Mainstreaming biodiversity information into government decision making |

Nadine co-leads the GEF-funded Connect project, working with partners across the globe to co-develop biodiversity information products which respond directly to the needs of government decision makers in three countries in sub-Saharan Africa.