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Jacqueline Nen

Director, Papua New Guinea

Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea

Photo of Jacqueline Nen standing in front of a tree.

Jacqueline Nen Papua New Guinea Director © Courtesy Jacqueline Nen

Areas of Expertise

Community-based conservation, sustainable development, gender and equity aspects of conservation

Media Contact

Peryl Tse, Asia Pacific Region


Jacqueline Nen is the Country Director of The Nature Conservancy’s Papua New Guinea program, where she leads a team focused on land and marine conservation initiatives that are directly linked to sustainable economic development. Driven by dual passions for economic empowerment and gender equity, Nen most recently served as Community Development Manager at Porgera Joint Venture, where she worked with rural villages impacted by mining operations by establishing new programs that advance sustainable livelihoods and improve food security and freshwater access. A graduate of the University of Papua New Guinea, Nen grew up in Papua New Guinea’s Southern Highlands Province and lives in Port Moresby.

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