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Patricia Skyer

Project Finance for Permanence Programme Director

Patricia Skyer is an Environment and Development Specialist, who for the past 26 years worked within the Community Based Natural Resource Management (CBNRM) sector in Namibia, southern Africa and beyond. 

At present, she is the Namibia Team Leader for the WWF Project Finance for Permanence (PFP) initiative. The PFP is a sustainable financing mechanism to secure long-term social, economic and wildlife benefits of conservancies. Prior to this role, she was the Institutional and Governance Advisor at WWF Namibia, attached to the NACSO Institutional Development Working, where she supported strengthening of CBO institutional capacity and governance. In earlier years, she managed various projects at WWF and USAID Namibia, in support of CBNRM in Namibia and southern Africa; and also served as the Coordinator for NACSO; and CBNRM trainer at Rössing Foundation.