Kelsang Aukatsang

US Representative,
Instituto Terra & Genesis

Kelsang Aukatsang is currently the US Representative for Instituto Terra & Genesis, a Brazilian environmental organization founded by the Brazilian photojournalist Sebastião Salgado and his wife Lélia Wanick Salgado. Kelsang Philanthropic Advisor and advised and managed some of Tides’ institutional and family foundation clients. Prior to Tides, he worked at the Rockefeller Brothers Fund in New York City on the Fund’s grantmaking programs in Central Europe and South Africa. Kelsang was with the International Campaign for Tibet, in Washington, D.C., from 1993 to 1996. He has BA from St. Stephen’s College, University of Delhi, India, and an MA from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, Boston.