Delphine joined The Long Run in 2014 and took on the role of Director in June 2016. She has more than 20 years of experience as a socio-economist and professional conservationist. She has worked as a consultant across Africa, for international, national, and local NGOs specialising in natural resource management, marine and terrestrial conservation, community engagement, and socio-economic impact monitoring for local, national, and international organisations. She holds a Ph.D. focused on the impacts of Marine Protected Areas. Recently she has been a co-author of IUCN Best Practice Guidelines for Privately Protected Areas.
The Long Run, a program of Preferred by Nature, connects, supports and promotes a coalition of passionate members committed to conserving nature and enhancing the well-being of people by adopting a holistic approach to their tourism enterprise. Members’ continuous improvement is benchmarked by the Global Ecosphere Retreats® standard, a leading standard for tourism based Privately Protected areas.
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