July 8, 2016
The Conservation Fund, a national nonprofit environmental organization, has named Julie G. Barker to its Board of Directors.

Barker is a Director at Boston Consulting Group, where she leads internal consulting and operational re-design efforts for senior leadership. Boston Consulting Group is a worldwide management consulting firm operating in 82 offices and 46 countries, advising clients in private, public and nonprofit sectors.

“We are pleased to welcome Julie Barker to our energetic, efficient and engaged team,” said Larry Selzer, president and CEO of The Conservation Fund. “Her strategic thinking and breadth of experience in both the public and private sectors will help guide our organizational success and advance our dual mission of providing environmental and economic solutions to today’s conservation challenges.”

"I'm delighted to join The Conservation Fund's Board and have an opportunity to use my business skills to advance the cause of conservation," said Barker.

Prior to joining Boston Consulting Group, Barker worked at Cambridge Associates. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in History (with distinction) from Yale University and a Masters of Business Administration from Harvard University. She lives with her husband and two daughters near Boston.  

About The Conservation Fund
At The Conservation Fund, we make conservation work for America. By creating solutions that make environmental and economic sense, we are redefining conservation to demonstrate its essential role in our future prosperity. Top-ranked for efficiency and effectiveness, we have worked in all 50 states since 1985 to protect more than 7.5 million acres of land.