Nature Conservancy Appoints Doug Petno ’87 to Board

The Nature Conservancy has announced the recent appointment of Doug Petno as one of six new members of its global Board of Directors. “The Nature Conservancy has an inspiring mission to conserve lands and waters globally for the benefit of people and nature,” said Board Chair Tom Tierney. “We are innovative and collaborative problem-solvers, anchored in science and deeply committed to driving positive change in the world. These distinguished new Board members each bring an impressive range of experience and talent that will help us achieve our ambitious goals. We are deeply grateful for their commitment to help lead the Conservancy at this important time in history.”

Doug is the CEO of Commercial Banking at JPMorgan Chase, overseeing more than 9,000 professionals located in 120 locations across the U.S. and 19 major international cities. With more than 25 years of experience at the firm, he previously served as global head of J.P. Morgan’s Natural Resources Investment Banking Group, where he oversaw client coverage for oil and gas, power and utilities, chemicals, metals and mining, building products, and paper and packaging. Following his 1987 graduation from Wabash, Doug earned an MBA from the University of Rochester’s Simon School of Business.

The Nature Conservancy