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Mary Wenzel

Managing Director, Corporate Engagement, The Nature Conservancy

Mary Wenzel is Managing Director of Corporate Engagement at The Nature Conservancy.  


Prior to joining TNC in June 2022, Mary was EVP and Head of Sustainability and ESG Integration at Wells Fargo. She led the development of the company’s climate commitment that set a goal of net-zero greenhouse gas emissions, including in its financed emissions, by 2050 and deployment of $500 billion in sustainable finance by 2030. Prior to Wells Fargo, Mary worked with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, managing relationships with tribal nations in the Western U.S., and as a program manager for the Energy STAR and methane reduction programs in the Climate Change Division of the US EPA in Washington, DC. She served on the boards of Grid Alternatives and the NREL Foundation. 


Mary received her master’s degree from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs, and a BA in International Relations from the Johns Hopkins University.  

Mary Wenzel
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