Gina Cosentino

Gina Cosentino is currently a consultant at the World Bank in Washington, D.C. in the Indigenous Peoples Advisory in the Social, Urban, Rural and Resilience Global Practice. She is also a visiting scholar at the Institute for the Study of Human Rights, Columbia University. She has held senior leadership positions such as global director of indigenous and communal conservation at The Nature Conservancy in Washington, D.C., and the former chief adviser of government relations and international affairs to former Assembly of First Nations national chief Phil Fontaine. Her comments reflect hers alone.