Jamie Bechtel, JD, PhD

Dr. Bechtel is the Co-Founder and a board member of New Course, founder and managing partner of Kito Global, and 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 Kito Global and New Course, Jamie worked for seven years at Conservation International (CI), in over 20 countries including such diverse areas as Costa Rica, Fiji, Mexico, and South Africa, among many others. Dr. Bechtel was an advisor to the Clinton Global Initiative and was recently honored in Fast Company Magazine as 1 of 60 women heroes. Jamie has a Ph.D. from Boston University and a law degree from Boston College.