David O'Neill

Chief Conservation Officer and Senior Advisor to the CEO

David O’Neill will oversee the implementation of Audubon’s five key conservation strategies and all of Audubon’s work along the Atlantic Coast.

O’Neill comes to Audubon from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, where he served as vice president for conservation programs, overseeing a $75 million grant portfolio focused on habitat and water projects and supporting projects such as the $100 million Hurricane Sandy Coastal Resiliency Competitive Grants Program. Before NFWF, O’Neill was vice president for communications and external affairs at Cherokee Investment Partners and executive director of the Chesapeake Bay Trust.