Ms. Seema Paul

Ms. Seema Paul
Managing Director, The Nature Conservancy. India

Ms. Seema Paul is Managing Director for the India Program of ‘The Nature Conservancy’ (TNC).

She has worked across philanthropies, intergovernmental organizations, NGOs and the media. She has also led global programs— including the biodiversity program at Ted Turner’s UN Foundation—and managed program portfolios totalling more than $120 million over her career.

Prior to TNC, she was Vice President at Climate Works Foundation and Founder-CEO of Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation, a non-profit dedicated to advancing climate mitigation in India.

In the past, she has also served on the boards of Millennium Ecosystems Assessment, Walt Disney Conservation Fund and Exxon Mobil Save the Tiger Fund.

Ms. Paul currently also serves on the boards of Clean Air Task Force, a US-based global NGO dedicated to promoting pragmatic approaches to achieving a zero carbon world that recognizes the need of developing countries to grow.