Conservation Innovation Lab welcomes new postdoc

Headshot of postdoctoral fellow Gwen IaconaThe Conservation Innovation Lab is excited to welcome Gwen Iacona who will be spearheading two conservation investment decision tools for the corporate sector.

Dr. Iacona is an applied conservation scientist who uses quantitative and empirical approaches to understand how biodiversity outcomes can be improved by better decision making.

Her current work aims to improve endangered species recovery by better understanding the risks and costs associated with recovery planning.

Gwen specializes in using theoretical tools to study how the costs of conservation interventions influence the choice of actions and the resulting outcomes for conservation agencies.

She will be developing Endangered Species Act compliance tools for the Electric Power Research Institute and Monsanto.