Galbadrakh (Gala) Davaa
Country Director, Mongolia
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Conservation, Environmental management, Biodiversity
Before joining TNC, Gala worked in various areas of conservation in Mongolia including establishing Mongolia’s new protected areas network, developing and implementing community-based approaches to protected areas management, strengthening EIA policies and practices, environmental education and developing eco-tourism; he also contributed to the development of more than 20 environmental laws and legislation. He had leading positions at UNDP/GEF Mongolia Biodiversity Project, UNDP/GEF Eastern Steppe Biodiversity Project, German Technical Cooperation Agency’s Nature Conservation and Buffer Zone Development projects.
Gala holds a Master of Environmental Management degree from Yale University and a Master of Sciences degree from Central European University/Manchester University.