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Heather Tallis

Lead scientist, The Nature Conservancy
Heather Tallis is the first female lead scientist in the history of The Nature Conservancy, where she founded and directs the organization’s Human Dimensions Program, an initiative to bring human well-being considerations into conservation practice from the planning stage forward. Her current scientific inquiries focus on developing transferable analytical approaches for using information about nature’s benefits in specific policy contexts and for measuring the impacts of conservation management decisions on human well-being.

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