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Vice President, Corporate Relations

Princeton University: B.A., Political Economy and Russian Studies
Georgetown University: Executive MBA

Andrew Wilson is Vice President for Corporate Relations at Conservation International’s Center for Environmental Leadership in Business. From 2003-2008, he served as Regional Vice President of the Eurasia Foundation, where he launched four local subsidiaries. During this time, Wilson established community partnerships with some of the largest corporations working in the Eurasia region, including ExxonMobil, Chevron, AES Corporation, ArcelorMittal, Telenor and others. These subsidiaries now form one of the most extensive social enterprises in Eurasia, managing cutting edge community, environmental and economic development programs for more than 50 donor organizations, including governments, corporations and foundations.

Wilson worked for the U.S. Department of State in 1999-2000, coordinating US technical assistance programs in the Russian Far East. Prior to that, he spent eight years living and working in the Russian Far East, where he started and managed five companies, including the first foreign-owned customs bonded warehouse in the region. From 1991-93 he worked as a regional director for Sea-Land Service and oversaw the eastern Russian operations for Sea-Land’s joint venture with the Russian Ministry of Railways.

Wilson serves as an independent director of AIG Kazakhstan. From 2003-2007, he served as a trustee of the Kazakhstan Institute of Management, Economics and Strategic Research (KIMEP), as well as co-chair of the CSR Working Group of the American Chamber of Commerce in Kazakhstan. He served as a charter member of the advisory council for the Environmental Management and Engineering program at the Eurasia National University in Astana, Kazakhstan, from 2005-2007. He and his wife, Vika, have two children.


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