Brett  Jenks

Brett Jenks

In his role as President and CEO, Brett oversees Rare’s international effort to equip people in the world’s most biologically diverse areas with the tools and motivation they need to protect their natural resources. Having grown Rare more than 2800% since 2000, Brett is now focused on helping Rare scale conservation innovations, especially around fisheries and freshwater. Prior to Rare, Brett was a journalist and filmmaker, and he served as the Costa Rica Program Director for WorldTeach, a non-profit education organization based at Harvard University’s Center for International Development. He is a founding board member of Foundations of Success, an NGO dedicated to improving the effectiveness of conservation projects around the world. Brett is also a 2010 Catto Fellow and 2015 Braddock Scholar at the Aspen Institute.