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Program Officer, San Francisco Bay Area

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Dan Winterson manages the Bay Area conservation portfolio at the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation. During his career Dan has focused on conservation finance, in which capacity he has led the foundation’s conservation program-related investment efforts and work related to conservation trust funds.
Dan previously served as the program director managing the foundation’s commitment to Conservation International and support to Forever Costa Rica. Prior to joining the foundation, he worked at McKinsey & Company, where he led engagements for foundations and private equity firms, among other clients. Dan also worked as vice president at Teach For America.
Dan received his A.B. from Harvard University and his M.B.A. from Stanford’s Graduate School of Business.

Dan is a co-convener of the Conservation Investors Working Group and serves on multiple boards and steering committees of conservation investment enterprises. He has written or contributed to a variety of conservation finance-related content, including the following:



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