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Will Gartshore

Senior Program Officer, U.S. Government Relations Program

Will Gartshore
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Will Gartshore works in WWF's U.S. Government Relations department as a Program Officer for climate change and international species issues.  He works with Congress, U.S. Government agencies, and partner NGOs to promote policies and secure funding to help conserve international species and to advance climate change adaptation and mitigation policies. 

Will works closely with the U.S. Climate Change team to promote WWF priorities for domestic climate change legislation and to advocate for U.S. policymakers to play a constructive role in creating a new international climate treaty. Prior to joining WWF, Will worked as a writer for the Energy Future Coalition, communications director for Independent Action PAC and Managing Editor of the Greener Business Guide to Washington, DC.  Will has also spent over 10 years as a professional actor, working in theaters in New York, DC, and around the United States.

“On the issue of climate change, it’s time for the political consensus to catch up to the scientific one. The facts are well established: our planet is warming in dangerous ways, and our reliance on dirty sources of energy is the root cause. It is time.”

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Senior Program Officer


  • BA in History, University of Maryland – College Park

Areas of Expertise

  • U.S. climate change policy
  • International species conservation

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