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Molly Wallace

Interim Lead Global Policy and Government Relations

Seattle, Washington

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Molly Wallace The Nature Conservancy. © Courtesy Molly Wallace

Areas of Expertise

Public Policy, Strategy & Science Alignment

Scheduling Contact

Courtney Jenkins


Molly Wallace is TNC’s Interim Lead, Global Policy and Government Relations. She leads TNC’s work to expand what is possible in conservation through transformational policies that achieve equitable climate and conservation outcomes for people and nature.

Prior to joining TNC’s External Affairs team, Molly served as Managing Director of TNC’s Global Science Team, responsible for ensuring strong strategy and science alignment for global and regional priority teams, and support for the over 300 scientists across the organization. Molly brings a passion for leveraging science towards critical policy decisions, as well as a background in public health. In her 17 years with TNC, she has had the good fortune to lead science and conservation programs in Washington, Alaska, British Columbia and Western Australia. Molly also led the organizational design process for establishing TNC’s Canada program, Nature United, and conducted market and strategic analysis to launch TNC’s India program.

She received a dual Masters in Public Policy and Conservation Biology from the University of Maryland, College Park. Molly is based in Seattle, Washington.

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