Director of Strategic Development, Asia Pacific, The Nature Conservancy
Thomas Brzostowski is the Director of Strategic Development, Asia Pacific at The Nature Conservancy (TNC). TNC is a global conservation organization dedicated to conserving the lands and waters on which all life depends with a presence in 76 countries and territories. Guided by science, TNC works to create innovative, on-the-ground solutions to our world's toughest challenges so that nature and people can thrive together.
As a member of TNC's Asia Pacific Leadership Team, Tomis responsible for helping maximise TNC’s impact across this region of global conservation significance, from the steppes of Mongolia down to the forests and waters of New Zealand.
A trained scientist, philanthropy professional and experienced non-profit executive, Tom has spent over 13 years working for international conservation organisations across Europe and the Asia Pacific region. His passion lies in partnering with philanthropists, foundations, companies, and impact investors to achieve mutual goals and aspirations to address the global biodiversity and climate crises and build a future where both people and nature thrive.
Tom joined TNC in 2016 as the Associate Director of Development for Europe based in London before moving to New Zealand in 2018 to take up the role of Director of Development until 2021. Before TNC, Tom served in several senior philanthropy roles at WWF-UK as well as an Executive Advisor to the Chief Executive. Tom is originally from the UK but lives in New Zealand with his wife and three children. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Zoology (Honours) from Royal Holloway, University of London.