Deputy Managing Director, Blue Bonds
Rob Weary Deputy Managing Director, Blue Bonds © Erika Nortemann/TNC

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Rob Weary

Deputy Managing Director, Blue Bonds

Keswick, Virginia

  • Areas of Expertise

    debt-for-nature swaps, foreign affairs, economic development

Biography

Rob currently leads an initiative to assist Small Island Developing States and coastal continental countries with debt-conversions that are partially financed with impact capital, to facilitate marine conservation and climate change adaptation projects in countries such as the Seychelles, Saint Lucia, Barbados, and Kenya.  Rob’s experiences include work on numerous debt-for-nature swaps in Latin America and the Caribbean and the design and establishment of both the Caribbean Challenge Initiative and an eight country US$100 million regional endowment (Caribbean Biodiversity Fund). Rob has a BA in Foreign Affairs from the University of Virginia and an MA in International and Public Affairs, Economic and Social Development from the University of Pittsburgh.

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