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Jamie Bechtel

Jamie Bechtel is the Co-Founder and CEO of New Course and is a highly regarded leader in international conservation. Her work has led to strategic advances in the fields of conservation, sustainable finance, and biology. Before founding New Course, Jamie worked for seven years at Conservation International (CI). During her tenure at CI, Jamie worked in over 20 countries including such diverse areas as Ecuador, Costa Rica, Madagascar, Fiji, Mexico, Indonesia, South Africa, and Papua New Guinea among many others. Through her work, Jamie has tackled complex issues such as mitigating destructive fishing practice, improving legal and policy frameworks, increasing enforcement efforts, developing market based solutions, improving community engagement, and ensuring scala

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Jamie Bechtel
Co-Founder and CEO
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Karl Morrison
Co-Founder and Chief Program Officer
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Lincoln Spoor
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David Whitlock
Advisor and Director Emeritus

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Jorgen Thomsen
Director Emeritus
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