Our ecosystems experts


  • McCain, Christina Senior Manager, Latin America

    Areas of expertise: Climate change, REDD+, Mexico

    Office: Sacramento, California

  • McDow, Will Manager, 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

  • 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.

  • Pitt, Jennifer Director, Colorado River Program

    Areas of expertise: Colorado River Basin, Colorado River Delta, water policy, irrigation efficiency, rivers and deltas

    Office: Boulder, Colorado

  • Preyer, Jane Director of the Southeast Office

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

    Office: Raleigh, North Carolina

  • Proville, Jeremy Senior GIS Specialist & Economic Analyst

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

    Office: New York City

  • Robichaux, Estelle 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: Land, Water & Wildlife Programs, cleaning up hog farms, air quality

    Office: Raleigh, North Carolina

  • 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

  • Shaw, Rebecca Associate Vice President & Senior Lead Scientist

    Areas of expertise: Climate change and risk reduction, ecosystem resilience, ecosystem services, land and freshwater conservation, agricultural sustainability, natural infrastructure, marine conservation.

    Office: San Francisco

  • 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

  • Areas of expertise: Ecosystems, rivers and deltas, trial-oriented litigation

    Office: New York City

  • Weiner, Elizabeth Senior Policy Manager, Ecosystems
  • Wolfe, David Director, Conservation Strategies

    Areas of expertise: conservation biology, conservation of at-risk species, working effectively with private landowners, Safe Harbor, Farm Bill

    Office: Austin, Texas