Andy Holdsworth is the Science Policy Coordinator for Minnesota DNR’s Operations Services Division. Andy works to advance strategic conservation planning, performance measurement and reporting, and integrated resource management at DNR and amongst its partners. He leads DNR’s Climate Change Adaptation Team. He also coordinates the development and production of DNR’s Strategic Conservation Agenda and co-leads the development of DNR’s Outcomes Tracking System, an agency-wide information system for integrated performance reporting of DNR programs and projects. He received his PhD in Conservation Biology from the University of Minnesota in 2006.