Peter Kareiva

Peter Kareiva is the chief scientist for The Nature Conservancy — where he is responsible for developing and helping to implement science-based conservation throughout the organization and for forging new linkages with partners — and the acting director of SNAP.

Peter joined the Conservancy’s staff in 2002 after more than 20 years in academics and work at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Named a member of the National Academy of Sciences in 2011, his current projects emphasize the interplay of human land-use and biodiversity, resilience in the face of global change, and marine conservation.