Building Sustainable Conservation Economies with Keith Vincent (CEO, Wilderness Holdings)


Thursday, November 14, 2019, 12:00pm to 2:00pm


Center for African Studies Seminar Room - 1280 Massachusetts Ave., 3rd Floor, Cambridge, MA


Wilderness Holdings CEO, Keith Vincent, grew up in Zimbabwe and fell in love with wildlife at a young age. Keith started out a career as a wildlife guide and now leads one of the continents foremost ecotourism operators. Keith has been with Wilderness Safaris for 26 years, and there are few people better placed to share the stories and learnings of creating a successful and sustainable business model in Africa. Wilderness Safaris currently conserves approximately 2,3 million hectares (over 5.6 million acres) of wildlife areas across six African countries, employs over 2 000 people and has positively impacted the lives of over 10 000 children. In his presentation, Keith will share insight into Wilderness Safaris’ business model and how the company hopes to increase its positive impact into the future.

A light lunch will be provided.

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ORGANIZERS: Harvard Center for African Studies

COLLABORATORS: International Sustainable Tourism Initiative (Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health), Africa Caucus at Harvard Kennedy School, Harvard African Business Club