Martha Piper

Martha was the Chief Operating Officer at the World Wildlife Fund and now works part-time on selected projects with the Chief Conservation Officer. Prior to joining WWF, she worked for nine years at Rare, an international conservation organization that empowers community members to participate in local decision-making and natural resource management. At Rare, she was the SVP of strategy and growth, and then Managing Director for Global Solutions. Before joining the conservation world, she spent nearly 20 years at companies including Ernst & Young and the Corporate Executive Board, where she was Managing Director.

Martha currently is on the Board of Advisors at the Center for Leadership at the University of Colorado, Boulder. Martha holds a BA from Miami University, and an MBA from University of Virginia Darden School of Business.