Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer, The Nature Conservancy
Michelle Beistle Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer, The Nature Conservancy © The Nature Conservancy

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Michelle Beistle

Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer

Arlington, VA

  • Areas of Expertise

    enterprise risk, compliance, data protection, leadership

Biography

Michelle Beistle joined TNC in April 2019 as our Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer. Michelle is an attorney and strategic business partner with experience creating and sustaining ethical Speak-Up and privacy-first cultures. She is responsible for implementing and managing our global Ethics and Privacy programs based on Our Values. She is an experienced leader known for collaboration, problem-solving and her business acumen. She co-leads our Enterprise Risk Team and is a member of our Operations Management Team.   

Michelle is a Certified International Compliance and Ethics Professional (CCEP-I), a Certified Information Privacy Professional for US and EU (CIPP/US, CIPP/E) and a Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM). She speaks frequently on ethics and privacy.

Michelle received a B.A. in International Relations from Boston University and a J.D. from the Columbus School of Law at Catholic University.

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