Jaco Du Toit

Senior Advocacy Adviser, WWF-UK
10 in 10 Technical Working Group


Jaco is a Senior Advocacy Adviser at WWF-UK on biodiversity in the lead up to 2020. In this capacity, he is leading work on engaging businesses and galvanising WWF’s advocacy efforts across several countries.

Jaco has a strong background in climate change policy having served as WWF’s policy manager in the lead up to the Paris Agreement. This included international strategic coordination and policy development across climate change mitigation, adaptation and finance with particular successes in influencing the action agenda and five yearly review cycles of the Paris Agreement. Jaco has served as the Corporate Engagement Manager of the international Science Based Targets initiative. In this capacity, he led the work of a cross-organisational engagement team that recruited more than a hundred businesses to this flagship initiative that helps businesses set greenhouse gas emissions reductions targets in line with the Paris Agreement.