Ms. Doreen Robinson


Doreen is a conservation ecologist by training with over twenty five years of experience. She is the Chief for Wildlife at UN Environment Programme based in Nairobi Kenya, where she is also a focal point for UNEP’s One Health work. She oversees a global portfolio supporting biodiversity conservation and wildlife management. Prior to joining the UN team, Doreen served as the Regional Chief for Environment with the United States Agency for International Development in Pretoria, South Africa managing integrated biodiversity, climate, energy and water programs in 14 countries. She has also led similar programs for USAID in Madagascar and Washington DC. Doreen worked for the World Wildlife Fund and other environmental organizations spanning a range of locations including the Amazon, Atlantic Rainforests of South America, the Alps in Europe, the Coral Triangle in Asia and the Congo Basin. She began her career working with rural communities in Morocco. She holds a MSc degree from the University of Maryland and a BSc from Cornell University.