Siva Sundaresan

portrait photo of Mr. Sundaresan standing in front of the U.S. and Department of Interior flags
Deputy Director

About Siva Sundaresan

Before joining the Service as Deputy Director in late October, 2022, Siva Sundaresan most recently served as program officer at the Wilburforce Foundation. He joined the Foundation after having served as director of conservation at the Greater Yellowstone Coalition where he oversaw their conservation efforts working in partnership with agencies, landowners and other non-profits. Siva's background is in wildlife biology and behavioral ecology, and he has carried out research on ungulates and carnivores in Kenya and India. He earned his Ph.D. in ecology and evolutionary biology from Princeton University and a Master in Biological Sciences from the Birla Institute of Technology and Science.

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