Founder, Conservation Capital
Giles founded Conservation Capital in 2004 and now leads its Innovative Finance discipline and its partnership with Okavango Capital Partners. He was raised in Kenya and following a first-class degree in Modern History from Kings College London qualified as a chartered accountant with Price Waterhouse in London before joining the firm’s management consultancy in New York. He has been involved with several private equity ventures and has extensive experience as a non-executive Director of both private and public companies both within and outside the conservation sector. He has led more than 100 conservation enterprise related transactions in more than 20 countries.