Maxim Vergeichyk is UNDP’s senior nature economist. He supports UNDP engagement in projects aiming at nature-positive development, working on nature-related financial disclosures, debt instruments, government and private sector planning for biodiversity-positive budgets and projects. Maxim has experience in designing and managing national, regional and global projects in sustainable natural resource management and conservation, overseeing portfolios worth around $100 in annual budgets, working with governments, private sector, NGO and research communities. Maxim holds a BA from the University of Falmouth, MSc. in economics from Belarus State University, and MSc. in Management of Technology from University of Boulder.