Robert Tansey

Senior Policy Advisor, The Nature Conservancy
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Bob Tansey is Senior Policy Advisor, China, as well as Global Policy Lead for Degraded Lands and Restoration at The Nature Conservancy. He has been with TNC for 12-plus years. In his China role, he co-coordinator for the special policy study on managing river basins in the time of climate change of the China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development, as well as advisor to a CCICED study on the food system. Globally, Bob is engaged as TNC’s international policy lead for Regenerative Food Systems and Foodscapes, working across Conferences of the Parties of the UN Conventions on Biodiversity, Climate, and Combating Drought & Desertification, as well as the World Conservation Congress, the UN Food Systems Summit and its follow-on actoins and the UN Decade for Ecosystems Restoration. He leads TNC’s engagement with the UN Food and Agriculture Organization, the International Fund for Agricultural Development, and the World Food Programme.