Finn’s early years were spent in Norway, which is still his second home, and Argentina where he first went to school.
After completing school in England, undergraduate work at Geneva University, and five years teaching in Asia, he came to the US, earning a B.A. in Political Science and an M.B.A. specializing in International Management from Monterey Institute of International Studies. Finn spent 20 years at JPMorgan, working in Latin America and Europe, and became a Managing Director at Chemical Bank and Chase.
Switching careers, he earned an M.A. in Environmental Conservation Education from New York University with an internship at the American Museum of Natural History’s Center for Biodiversity and Conservation.
Finn is currently a Senior Fellow in the Environmental Safety and Security Program of Global Green USA and Green Cross International, where he has specialized in fresh water as well as in threat reduction and weapons destruction programs.
He is a Board Member of Oceanic Society, sits on the Chairman’s Council of Conservation International, the International Scientific Advisory Board for Underwater Munitions, the International Advisory Board of Eco Peace Middle East, is an Honorary Member of DAVA, the Danang Association for Victims of Agent Orange, and is President of Global Bees.
Finn’s several languages and multicultural background have accompanied him both in his earlier career and today in furthering his wide interests in conservation, nonproliferation and ecologically sustainable livelihoods.
Mr. Longinotto joined the Board of GCSF in 2015.