Peter Seligmann is the CEO and co-founder of Nia Tero a joint venture of the Emerson Collective the MacArthur Foundation the Mulago Foundation and Conservation International. Nia Tero works alongside Indigenous peoples and local communities in securing their rights cultures and well-being through agreements that secure the vitality of their oceans and lands. Peter is also the Chairman of the Board and former CEO of Conservation International (CI) a global nonprofit organization he co-founded in 1987. Under Peter’s leadership CI emerged as one of the most impactful conservation organizations in the world. CI working in over 40 nations has become a cutting-edge leader in valuing and sustainably caring for nature for the well-being of people.For nearly 40 years Peter has been an influential and inspiring voice in conservation. He works in partnership with governments communities and businesses to find innovative and pragmatic solutions to ensure the sustainability of our natural resources.