About Maggie Monast

Maggie Monast

Senior Director, Climate-Smart Agriculture


Areas of expertise:

Environmental economics and policy, agricultural finance and sustainability, agricultural supply chains


Maggie Monast works with farmers, financial institutions, food companies, agricultural organizations and others to create an agricultural system that drives climate stability, clean water and food security. Monast works to quantify the farm financial impacts of conservation practice adoption, collaborates with major corporations to develop sustainability initiatives and develops innovative financial incentives to advance sustainable agriculture.


  • Master of Environmental Management, Nicholas School of the Environment at Duke University
  • BA, Political Science and Economics, Tufts University