Colleen Corrigan, Ph.D., is a Senior Sustainability Advisor for Pure Strategies. She works with corporate clients on developing strategies to promote sustainability in company operations, value chains, material selection and natural resources management. Colleen focuses on helping companies set science-based targets for nature to protect and regenerate biodiversity. Her work in this area helps companies understand their impacts and implement strategies, collaborations, and business process changes to mitigate harm to and restore affected ecosystems.Prior to joining Pure Strategies, Colleen was the founder of Conservation Matters, an organization that consults on biodiversity protection, strategy development, and program delivery with a focus on marine protection, indigenous issues, and environmental governance for clients including National Geographic, UNESCO, and the World Wildlife Fund.Previously, Colleen was a senior officer in protected areas at the United Nations Environment Programme's World Conservation Monitoring Center in the UK. She was also senior manager for international sustainable development policy with Conservation International and learning facilitator for international field programs at The Nature Conservancy. Her career has included working with three branches of the U.S. Department of the Interior.Colleen holds a Ph.D. from the School of Earth Sciences and Environmental Management at the University of Queensland, Australia and an M.S. in Conservation Biology and Sustainable Development from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.