Guillermo Castilleja

Chief Program Officer, Environmental Conservation, Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation

Guillermo Castilleja is Chief Program Officer, Environmental Conservation for the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation. The program includes an interlinked trio of market-based approaches to conservation (the Conservation and Financial Markets Initiative, Forests and Agricultural Markets Initiative, and Oceans and Seafood Markets Initiative) as well as initiatives that focus on the Andes-Amazon, Marine Conservation and Wild Salmon Ecosystems. Before joining the foundation in 2010, he worked for WWF International, most recently as Executive Director for conservation. Mr. Castilleja has also worked for the World Bank and the National Wildlife Federation. He graduated from the National University of Mexico and received a Master’s degree in Forestry, a Master’s degree in Philosophy and a doctorate in Forest Ecology from Yale University.