Susanne Schmitt
Susanne Schmitt
Nature and Spacial Finance Lead

Susanne is a conservation professional with 25 years’ experience at the intersection of the fields of biodiversity, sustainable finance, geo-spatial intelligence, the extractives industries and sustainable natural resource management.

She is one of the founders of the WWF-SIGHT tool and approach. Following her innovative work on biodiversity and extractives, sustainable finance and conservation intelligence, Susanne is currently focusing on developing the exciting new area of Nature and Geo-spatial Finance for WWF. Working closely with other members of WWF-UK’s Sustainable Finance team and the Conservation Intelligence team, she advocates for greater use of geo-spatial and asset-level data and tools to support more sustainable financial decision making that contributes to protecting and restoring nature.

Susanne has a DPhil. in Tropical Ecology from the University of Oxford and a BSc in Geography and Economics from School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London.

My Sessions
PANEL: How AI can save the planet
Panel discussion Plenary