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Niyanta Spelman

CEO, Rainforest Partnership

As visionary founder and CEO of Rainforest Partnership, Niyanta  leads a distributed global  team that is powerful and powerfully dedicated. A team that actively chooses and collectively cares about the well-being of our forests and our planet. Together the RP team creates outsize impact using an integrated approach that protects forests collaboratively on other impact-forward initiatives with partners worldwide.

Niyanta has a deep and personal connection with the forest, and all who live there. She’s  a systems-level thinker, who understands and respects the deep and powerful complexity of natural ecosystems like rainforest. Both of these qualities are at the core of RP’s successful impact model for rainforests and climate.