Our ecosystems experts


  • Kritee Senior Scientist

    Areas of expertise: Climate smart agriculture, Soil carbon, Soil Health, Rice, Methane and nitrous oxide emissions, Nitrogen & Water use efficiency, Environmental microbiology, Stable isotope biogeochemistry, and Mercury pollution

    Office: Boulder, Colorado

  • Kroopf, Sara Agriculture Project Manager

    Areas of expertise: Agricultural economics, environmental markets, sustainable agricultural systems, corporate social responsibility

    Office: San Francisco

  • Kuzdas, Christopher Agricultural Water Project Manager

    Areas of expertise: Water policy; Agricultural risk management; Social-ecological systems; partnerships and collaborative planning

    Office: Boulder, Colorado

  • McCain, Christina Senior Manager, Latin America

    Areas of expertise: Climate change, REDD+, Mexico

    Office: Sacramento, California

  • McDow, Will Director, Habitat Markets

    Areas of expertise: habitat markets, mitigation banking, ecosystem services, forestry, wildlife conservation

    Office: Raleigh, North Carolina

  • McLellan, Eileen Senior Scientist

    Areas of expertise: Water quality, watershed protection and restoration, ecological resilience, land use planning, rural development, environmental policy

    Office: Washington, D.C.

  • Meyer, Chris Senior Manager, Amazon Forest Policy

    Areas of expertise: Climate change, REDD+, forest communities, Amazon’s indigenous peoples

    Office: Washington, D.C.

  • Monast, Maggie Senior Policy Analyst

    Areas of expertise: environmental economics and policy, agricultural sustainability, agricultural supply chains, nutrient use efficiency

    Office: Raleigh, North Carolina

  • Moran, Kevin Senior Director, Colorado River Program

    Areas of expertise: Public policy, water law and management, coalitions, ballot campaigns and organizational leadership

  • Parkhurst, Robert Director, Agriculture Greenhouse Gas Markets

    Areas of expertise: environmental markets, agricultural offsets, greenhouse gas reductions, climate policy, carbon offset strategy, corporate sustainability

    Office: San Francisco

  • Peyronnin, Natalie Director of Science Policy, Mississippi River Delta Restoration

    Areas of expertise: Ecosystems, large-scale restoration and protection planning, science communication, natural resources management and policy, science-based decision making, ecosystem services, natural infrastructure, rivers and deltas

    Office: Washington, D.C.

  • Preyer, Jane Senior Director, Southeast Regional Strategy

    Areas of expertise: Land, Water & Wildlife Programs, Energy Programs, cleaning up hog farms

    Office: Raleigh, North Carolina

  • Proville, Jeremy Senior Manager, GIS & Economics

    Areas of expertise: Climate change, land use, agriculture, environmental markets

    Office: New York City

  • Ramsdell, Paxton Southeast Habitat Markets Analyst

    Areas of expertise: Environmental markets and programs, stakeholder engagement, species conservation

    Office: Raleigh, North Carolina

  • Robichaux, Estelle Senior Restoration Project Analyst, Mississippi River Delta Restoration

    Areas of expertise: Large-scale ecosystem restoration and management, ecosystem-based and adaptive management, wetlands policy and ecosystem services, public policy implementation, science communication, natural infrastructure, rivers and deltas

    Office: Washington, D.C.

  • Rudek, Joe Senior Scientist

    Areas of expertise: Agricultural emissions to land, water, and air from livestock, rice and upland crops; methane emissions from natural gas end use; and supply chain sustainability

  • Schwartzman, Steve Senior Director, Tropical Forest Policy

    Areas of expertise: Climate change, tropical forest policy, Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation (REDD), Brazil and the Amazon, indigenous peoples, incentives for environmental protection

    Office: Washington, D.C.

  • Sellers, Scott Habitat and Water Research Associate

    Areas of expertise: California water policy, water conservation, wildlife conservation, water markets, habitat markets, groundwater management

    Office: San Francisco

  • Spiller, Beia Senior Economist

    Areas of expertise: Transportation, energy demand, shale gas

    Office: New York City

  • Toombs, Ted Conservation Scientist and Manager, Habitat Markets

    Areas of expertise: conservation science, habitat markets, grassland-shrubland ecology and wildlife, conservation banking, endangered species, Safe Harbor, Farm Bill

    Office: Boulder, Colorado