Kathy Baughman McLeod

Kathy Baughman McLeod is Managing Director of Coastal Risk and Investment. She leads a global team of professionals advancing the ability of natural infrastructure, including reefs and wetlands, to protect people and property along coastlines, sequester carbon, improve fisheries and more.  Through science, policy and finance, with engagement in the insurance, engineering and investment sectors, The Nature Conservancy (TNC) seeks to make investing in nature a standard practice for healthier, more resilient communities and economies in the face of climate change. Project and program work is focused on The United States, Mexico, The Caribbean Region, Australia, Indonesia and Papua New Guinea.