Meet the team


Dr. Turner is Senior Vice President, Natural Climate Solutions at Conservation International.

His interests focus on integrating our knowledge of biodiversity, climate change and socioeconomics to safeguard biodiversity and support the billions who depend on it. A native of Austin, Texas, Dr Turner studied Computer Engineering at The University of Texas and earned his PhD in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology from the University of Arizona.

His writings include both popular and scientific articles on topics such as climate change, ecosystem services, conservation planning, ecological monitoring, biogeography, animal behavior and the relationship between nature and human societies.​