Mark Burget

Vice President of Strategic Initiatives


    J.D. University of Virginia

    M.B.A. University of Virginia

    B.A. in Government, Dartmouth College

    Mark Burget serves as Vice President of Strategic Initiatives at Re:wild. He oversees our work in North America, supports our global teams, and helps strengthen our relationships with global conservation philanthropists.

    For 25 years, Mark served The Nature Conservancy, including as Chief Conservation Programs Officer, North America Managing Director, California Director and Colorado Director. Mark also served as President and Chief Operating Officer of the ClimateWorks Foundation, a $1B+ global philanthropic network focused on energy and land use policy.  

    Mark earned both his J.D. and M.B.A. from the University of Virginia and his B.A. in Government from Dartmouth College. Mark has served on numerous boards, most recently including the E.O Wilson Biodiversity Foundation, the Energy Foundation (U.S. and China) and Allotrope Partners, LLC. He also has served on the boards of the European Climate Foundation, the International Council on Clean Transportation, the Climate and Land Use Alliance, the Institute for Industrial Productivity, and Bio-Logical Capital, LLC. In addition to his role at Re:wild, Mark is the Managing Partner of Tumalo Creek Partners, LLC, a mission-driven partnership dedicated to supporting the future of life.