President and CEO, Rare
Brett Jenks is president and CEO of Rare, a global conservation organization whose mission is to inspire change so people and nature thrive. In this role, he oversees Rare’s efforts to equip people in the world’s most biologically diverse areas with the tools and motivation they need to protect their natural resources. Prior to Rare, Jenks was a journalist and filmmaker, and he served as the Costa Rica field coordinator for WorldTeach, a nonprofit based at Harvard’s Center for International Development. He is a Catto Fellow, Braddock Scholar, McNulty Prize laureate with the Aspen Institute, member of the Closed Loop Fund’s investment committee, and an advisor to the Grantham Trust.