Zoe Nielsen

Pronouns: she/her

After a career in law and international relations, Zoe has returned to an early interest in plants and the natural world.

Originally from Australia, Zoe has a degree in landscape architecture and over 15 years experience in the nonprofit world. She has been a founding member of two nonprofit boards. Zoe is excited to use her skills and experience in institutional development, strategic planning, negotiation, and research to help make Portland Botanical Gardens a reality.

Zoe is also a member of the board of the Hardy Plant Society of Oregon where she chairs the Speaker Programs Committee.