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Program Director, Conservation and Markets Initiatives


Aileen leads the foundation’s Conservation and Markets team, which is responsible for the Forests and Agricultural Markets, Oceans and Seafood Markets, and Conservation and Financial Markets initiatives.

Prior to joining the foundation, Aileen was an associate principal at McKinsey & Company, where she led client engagements in strategy, operation and organizational effectiveness across a wide range of sectors. She has previously served as chair of the board of the Environmental Grantmakers Association and treasurer of the Western Conservation Foundation. She also volunteers with her hometown of Los Altos Hills as a member of the Environmental Initiatives Committee.

Aileen was born and raised on Long Island, New York. She attended Yale University, where she received a B.A. in political science and East Asian studies. She received her J.D. from Harvard Law School and is a member of the California bar.

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