Nathalie Zenny

Scientific Diver & Guest


Nathalie Zenny is the Caribbean Regional Marine Specialist. Having worked from the Kingston, Jamaica office since joining the Conservancy in 2002, Nathalie recently relocated to the Caribbean regional office in Florida in May 2011. Nathalie is leading efforts to develop a Regional Sustainable Fisheries Strategy for the Caribbean Program and provides technical support to existing regional, national and site-based marine conservation and fisheries management and planning projects, including the Pedro Bank Management and Galleon Beach/Malcolm Bay Sanctuary Projects in Jamaica and the Marine and Coastal Zone Assessment for the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Côte Sud Initiative in the southwestern peninsula of Haiti. Past work includes the production of a documentary film, Massa God Fish Can Done, chronicling a transformative fisher exchange between Jamaican and Belizean fishers, and the Jamaica Ecoregional Marine Assessment. Nathalie is multilingual in English, Spanish, Italian and French, and is proficient in Portuguese, German, and Haitian Creole. She holds a bachelor’s degree in French Literature and two masters’ degrees in Environmental Policy and Conservation Biology. Nathalie is passionate about the sea and passes her free time freediving, surfing and stand-up paddleboarding, gardening, reading and practicing yoga.