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President

Elizabeth (Lizzie) Schueler

Elizabeth (Lizzie) Schueler became Manomet’s fourth President in April 2020.

Lizzie leads Manomet’s impressive conservation portfolio which includes world-class bird research and habitat restoration, and an emerging body of work focused on growing sustainable practices in forestry, fisheries, agriculture, and other businesses.

Lizzie has had an impressive career that spans the nonprofit, corporate, and government sectors, with a particular emphasis on building and sustaining mission-driven public/private partnerships. Most recently, Lizzie served as Vice President, Markets and Supply Chains, overseeing World Wildlife Fund’s work to eliminate, reduce, or mitigate the key threats caused by commodity production globally. Previously, Lizzie worked for Microsoft Corporation where she led two different corporate social responsibility programs, first in the Middle East and Africa, and then globally. She also worked for the United States Agency for International Development, and Waste Management International.

A Massachusetts native, she is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and Tufts University’s Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. She is a self-professed “amateur yet enthusiastic” birder, and an avid outdoorswoman enjoying hiking, biking, kayaking, fly-fishing, and Nordic skiing.