Manuel J. Oliva

Manuel Oliva joined Point Blue in April with over twenty-five years of experience working on a broad range of climate change and natural resource conservation issues. He has worked across different sectors (e.g., agriculture, energy, urban, rural), and in collaboration with diverse global partners (e.g., local and national governments, private sector, local communities). Prior to Point Blue, Manuel served in leadership positions for organizations including the Foreign Agricultural Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Conservation International, and the city of Washington D.C.
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How We Win on Climate and Conservation


When I joined Point Blue Conservation Science as its new CEO earlier this year, I did so with equal parts excitement and humility. Excitement because after many years working on conservation and climate change issues from Washington, DC to sub-Saharan … Read more