Santiago Gowland

Santiago assumed his new position as Managing Regional Director for the Latin American Region on November 17, 2014. He will serve on TNC’s Executive Team, bringing experience in business, law and marketing to lead more than 300 staff based in 16 countries in the development and implementation of the Region’s three strategies: Water Security, Sustainable Food Security and Smart Infrastructure. Prior, Santiago served as the General Manager for Sustainable Business and Innovation at Nike, Inc., leading work with public and private partnerships that scaled up sustainability strategies and innovation to enable change. Previously, he worked at Unilever as VP for Sustainable Development and Corporate Brand. Born in Argentina, Santiago received his law degree at Catholic University in Buenos Aires and his M.B.A. at Thunderbird in the United States.

Organization: The Nature Conservancy