Full Name
Job Title
Chief Executive Officer
WWF Thailand
Speaker Bio
Natalie Phaholyothin joined WWF Thailand as CEO in January 2019. In Thailand, WWF is active in tiger conservation, human-elephant conflict, supporting sustainable production and consumption, as well as illegal wildlife trade issues. WWF Thailand is also involved in reducing single-use plastic pollution which has devastating impacts on marine life. Natalie is also Board member of the WWF Foundation, a local organization that works in collaboration with WWF Thailand. Previously, Natalie was with The Rockefeller Foundation where she led the global health program in Asia. With a personal passion for positive social change, Natalie is an Atlantic Fellow, and she also contributed to the establishment of a non-profit cultural center, Southeast Asia Junction in Bangkok. She is an alumni of Brown University and received her M. Phil from Sciences-Po Paris.