"CCI brings together leaders in conservation research, practice, policy and learning to work in new interdisciplinary and collaborative ways"
Dr Mike Rands, Executive Director, CCI

Introducing the Cambridge Conservation Initiative

The Cambridge Conservation Initiative (CCI) is a unique collaboration between the University of Cambridge and leading internationally-focused biodiversity conservation organisations clustered in and around Cambridge, UK.

CCI seeks to transform the global understanding and conservation of biodiversity and the natural capital it represents and, through this, secure a sustainable future for all life on Earth. The CCI partners together combine and integrate research, education, policy and practice to create innovative solutions for society and to foster conservation learning and leadership.

Cambridge, UK is the hub of the largest cluster of conservation organisations in the world. Now, nearly ten years after it was founded, CCI has moved to its new location - a Conservation Campus in the heart of Cambridge - where leaders in academia, business, government and non-governmental organisations can interact and work together. More about CCI...


Latest News

1 Oct 2019
After more than ten years as CCI Executive Director, Mike Rands has decided to move on from this role to take up a new opportunity. I am delighted to say that Mike has, today, been elected as the...
24 Sep 2019
Applications are now open for the Cambridge Masters in Conservation Leadership 2020-21. The deadline for applications is the 3rd December 2019. The Program is looking for prospective students who...