Our ecosystems experts


  • Holst, Eric Associate Vice President, Working Lands

    Areas of expertise: conservation solutions on working lands, endangered species, forest communities, Safe Harbor

    Office: Sacramento, California

  • Holstein, Elgie Senior Director for Strategic Planning

    Areas of expertise: Climate change, Land, Water & Wildlife programs, rivers and deltas, energy policy

    Office: Washington, D.C.

  • Horn, Miriam Special Projects

    Areas of expertise: Collaborative and place-based conservation, large-scale sustainable food production, coastal restoration and community impacts

    Office: New York City

  • Jackson, Brian Associate Director, Stakeholder Projects

    Areas of expertise: Ecosystems, natural infrastructure, community resiliency, stakeholder engagement, rivers and deltas

    Office: Boulder, Colorado

  • Kaiser, Dan Senior Manager, California Habitat Markets

    Areas of expertise: Environmental markets, agriculture sustainability, water quality, non-point source pollution

    Office: San Francisco

  • 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 Manager, Agricultural Climate Mitigation and Adaptation

    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

  • Mabry, Elizabeth Senior Policy Manager, Ecosystems
  • McCain, Christina Director, Latin America, Global Climate

    Areas of expertise: Climate and energy policy, carbon markets, Mexico, Brazil, tropical forests.

    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+, UNFCCC, zer0-deforestation supply chain commitments, Amazon’s indigenous peoples

    Office: Washington, D.C.

  • Monast, Maggie Manager, Sustainable Sourcing

    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.

  • Powers, Jamie Project Manager, Sustainable Sourcing Initiative

    Areas of expertise: Agricultural retail sector, agricultural supply chains, social network analysis (SNA), sustainable agriculture

    Office: Washington, D.C.

  • Proville, Jeremy Senior Manager, GIS & Economics

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

    Office: New York City

  • Qin, Kenneth Project Analyst, Sustainable Agriculture Data and Technology

    Areas of expertise: Data analysis, data privacy and security, ecosystem services, sustainable agriculture, soil microbial ecology

    Office: San Francisco