The Nature Conservancy announced the recent appointment of Anna Skoglund as a member of its global Board of Directors.
“Creating a world in which both people and nature thrive requires bold innovation and collective investment in a sustainable future. With more than 25 years of investment banking experience and a leader in international finance, Anna Skoglund’s insights are sure to help bring TNC one step closer to that vision,” said Board Chair Senator William Frist.
“I am thrilled to welcome Anna to our global Board of Directors,” said TNC CEO Jennifer Morris. “Anna’s financial expertise and global perspective will help us further scale and accelerate our work. And just as important, her demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) will help guide our efforts to fully embed DEI values in both our workplace and our conservation work.”
Anna Skoglund is head of the Financial and Strategic Investors Group in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) at Goldman Sachs, which is responsible for covering private equity clients in Investment Banking. She is a member of the Partnership Committee, co-chair of the European Inclusion and Diversity Committee, co-head of the EMEA Women's Network and a managing director ally of the LGBTQ+ Network. Anna is also an investment champion for Launch With GS, Goldman Sachs’ $1 billion investment strategy grounded in the firm's data-driven thesis that diverse teams drive strong returns. She is a founding partner of the Human Practice Foundation and sits on the board of its UK Chapter. Anna earned a BA in International Business Administration from the European Business School in 1996.
The Nature Conservancy is a global conservation organization dedicated to conserving the lands and waters on which all life depends. Guided by science, we create innovative, on-the-ground solutions to our world’s toughest challenges so that nature and people can thrive together. We are tackling climate change, conserving lands, waters and oceans at an unprecedented scale, providing food and water sustainably and helping make cities more sustainable. Working in 76 countries and territories—37 by direct conservation impact and 39 through partners—we use a collaborative approach that engages local communities, governments, the private sector, and other partners. To learn more, visit www.nature.org or follow @nature_press on Twitter.