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Marnie Lassen

Conservation Markets Manager

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Marnie Lassen

Conservation Markets Manager

LLB (Hons), BA, GAICD

Marnie manages our Revolving Fund, Biodiversity Offsets Program, conservation finance initiatives and policy work. In 2015, she participated in The Nature Conservancy’s Coda and Barbara Thomas Fellowship program, looking at how conservation is funded in North America. In 2017 she was selected to take part in the Kinship Conservation Fellows program in the United States, which examined how markets can be used to benefit the environment. Before joining Trust for Nature, Marnie worked as an environmental and planning lawyer in Los Angeles and in conservation organisations near Seattle. 

A lifelong lover of the outdoors, Marnie says there is something special about the Australian bush. “I want to know that my kids will be able to enjoy it when they’re adults too. I’m privileged to work with an organisation that’s helping to make sure it will be protected forever.” 

Outside work, Marnie is a board member of Lord Somers Camp and Power House, a not-for-profit youth development organisation, and the Council President of her children’s primary school.

marniel@tfn.org.au
(03) 8631 5812
0402 429 404
5/379 Collins Street
Melbourne VIC 3000

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