Our ecosystems experts


  • Ahlen, Jenny Director, Supply Chain, EDF+Business

    Areas of expertise: Green supply chain

    Office: Bentonville, Arkansas

  • Anderson, Katie Project Manager, Supply Chain

    Areas of expertise: Corporate sustainability strategy, agricultural supply chain sustainability, deforestation, nutrient efficiency

    Office: Raleigh, North Carolina

  • Ayres, Andrew Economist, Ecosystems

    Areas of expertise: Environmental & natural resource economics, institutional economics, applied econometrics, water economics and policy

    Office: San Francisco

  • Babbitt, Christina Senior Manager, CA Groundwater Program

    Areas of expertise: Water resources management; water policy; groundwater management; adaptive management and resilience of impaired watersheds; institutional design and governance; social-ecological systems; strategic planning

    Office: San Francisco

  • Barcikowska, Monika Postdoctoral Scientist: Climate

    Areas of expertise: Global and regional climate change and variability; analysis of extreme climate and weather events (e.g. precipitation, drought, tropical and mid-latitude storms); climatic signal decomposition methods

    Office: New York City

  • Areas of expertise: National and global-scale conservation, biogeography, ecology, statistical analysis, modeling

    Office: Boulder, Colorado

  • Brodnax, Sara Senior Manager, Habitat Markets

    Areas of expertise: habitat markets, ecosystem services, agricultural sustainability, working lands, wildlife conservation, endangered species

    Office: Remote

  • Chapman, Karen Senior Manager, Agriculture Sustainability

    Areas of expertise: nutrient loss, fertilizer management, supply chain solutions, endangered species, environmental justice

    Office: Remote

  • Cochran, Steve Associate Vice President, Coastal Resilience

    Areas of expertise: Coastal resilience, coastal restoration and protection, natural infrastructure, rivers and deltas

    Office: Washington, D.C.

  • Cunniff, Shannon Director, Coastal Resilience

    Areas of expertise: Ecosystems, coastal resilience, climate adaptation, natural infrastructure, rivers and deltas, water engineering

    Office: Washington, D.C.

  • Eagle, Alison Scientist, Sustainable Agriculture Program

    Areas of expertise: Nutrient cycling, crop production, soil science, ecosystem services, agricultural sustainability, climate change, land use, and natural resource economics.

    Office: Raleigh, North Carolina

  • Eideberg, Callie Senior Policy Manager, Ecosystems Sustainable Agriculture

    Areas of expertise: Agriculture, conservation, policy and politics

    Office: Washington, D.C.

  • Ely, Cassandra Senior Manager, Strategic Initiatives

    Areas of expertise: Climate change, methane, air quality, natural gas, local distribution systems, data visualization, technology innovation, and geoengineering

    Office: San Francisco

  • Festa, David H. Senior Vice President, Ecosystems

    Areas of expertise: Ecosystem resilience, environmental markets, sustainable agriculture, food security, habitat exchanges, natural infrastructure, natural resources management and policy, recreational and commercial fishing

    Office: San Francisco

  • Friedman, Suzy Senior Director, Agricultural Sustainability

    Areas of expertise: environmental science and policy, nutrient use efficiency, agricultural sustainability, agricultural supply chains, USDA conservation programs, precision agriculture

    Office: Washington, D.C.

  • García Briones, Ana Lucía Senior Specialist, CA Groundwater Program

    Areas of expertise: Water policy, research, community engagement and participatory decision making

    Office: San Francisco

  • Garza, Pablo California Political Director, Ecosystems

    Areas of expertise: Environmental and water policy, public funding, legislative process, political strategy

    Office: Sacramento, California

  • Gordon, Doria Lead Senior Scientist

    Areas of expertise: Invasive species risk assessment, biodiversity conservation, fire ecology, restoration ecology, ecosystem resilience

    Office: Washington, D.C.

  • Gore, Elizabeth Sr. Vice President, Political Affairs

    Areas of expertise: Political affairs; climate change solutions; energy and environmental policy; transportation issues.

    Office: Washington, D.C.

  • Grimm, Robyn Senior Manager, Water Information Systems

    Areas of expertise: Water management and policy; floodplain management and planning; interdisciplinary and multi-benefit decision support and analysis; operations and systems research; trade-off analysis; public finance mechanisms for water management

    Office: Sacramento, California