Dr. Steve Bernacki

Director of Conservation Strategy

Steve Bernacki


Steve Bernacki joined Rainforest Trust in the Fall of 2018 and is responsible for a portfolio of projects across Southeast Asia. He has a PhD in plant biology and studied a family of tropical plant viruses known as Geminiviruses. Before coming to Rainforest Trust he worked as a consultant for IUCN in Cambodia working on a forest landscape restoration assessment, karst limestone conservation, and advising on a new Environmental Code for Cambodia. In his free time, Steve is also an avid hiker, skier and traveler.

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