Research

Matthew Denhart is a research fellow at the George W. Bush Institute.
Since 2012, after transitioning from 3.5 years at the World Resources Institute, Logan Yonavjak has been working as an independent consultant in impact investing and conservation finance.
Becca Madsen is an environmental analyst with a decade of experience in issues at the intersection of nature and economics. As Project Manager at the Electric Power Research Institute, Ms.
Mark Gibson is a marine policy specialist currently working with WWF’s Market Transformation Initiative to implement rights-based management (RBM) in Latin American fisheries.
Kate Fitzpatrick is a Program Director at the Deschutes River Conservancy where she leads strategy development and implementation to restore streamflows and water quality in the Deschutes Basin of Oregon.
Founder/CEO of Ecosystem Capital, LLC, an advisory services firm specializing in corporate sustainability/ESG strategy and market-based environmental and sustainable development strategies, including the development of environmental markets projects and approaches for as
Shelley Hudson Robbins is a North Carolina native and a 1989 graduate of Duke University, where she majored in economics.
Jorge Ramírez González is a marine biologist with a M.Sc. in Sustainable Marine and Coastal Management from the Autonomous University of Baja California Sur (UABCS), Mexico.
Since 2010, Anna Ebers has been a research assistant at the Department of Forest and Natural Resources Management at SUNY-ESF, in upstate New York, working on economics of conservation easements.
Jingjie Chu, is a natural resource economist, working in the Global Program on Fisheries and Aquaculture at the World Bank.
Julie brings knowledge of land use patterns and environmental management to Bio-Logical Capital’s strategic decisions and investment analysis. She helps the team evaluate and communicate business models that integrate social, ecological and economic systems on the land.
Lucy Roberts Henry is an editor for American Journal Experts, reviewing papers written by foreign scientists who are seeking publication in English-language journals. Her focus is on agriculture and the environment.
Nicole (Nikki) White is a Manager at Hitachi Consulting. She provides environmental and sustainability technical support for various government and corporate clients over the last 14 years.
Stephanie Romañach completed her MA and then PhD (2003) in Ecology at the University of California, Santa Barbara. She had previously earned a BS in Zoology from the University of Florida in 1998.
Aaron began practicing law in 2011 at the Sacramento based firm of Somach Simmons & Dunn.
Nigel Asquith is the Director of Strategy and Policy at the Santa Cruz-based Fundación Natura Bolivia, where since 2003, his team has helped create a new 734,000 hectares protected area and has set up 20 municipal Payments for Environmental Services (PES) water fun
Alessio di Giulio – Founder, Italian Landscapes Exploration Alessio has spent the better part of his professional life as head of the Education & Tourism department of WWF Italy.
As Associate Director of the Carlson Ventures Enterprise at the University of Minnesota, Connie Rutledge brings over 10 years of experience in entrepreneurship and business management.
Carlos is a Spanish native who received his B.S. in zoology from the University Complutense of Madrid. He spent 10 years researching nature conservation, and as a scientific advisor of the Bearded Vulture recovery program at the Pyrenees.
Daniel’s expertise lies at the intersection of finance and social impact with specialized experience in sustainable real estate and business development.
As a marine official for WWF in Ecuador, Fred Sondheimer works with a variety of fisheries, ranging from international industrial enterprises to coastal artisanal communities, to help ensure that these extractive activities work in harmony with the marine ecosystems on w
Jorge David Chapas Muralles is from Guatemala and he graduated as a agronomist focus on renewable natural resources.
Malten graduated from the University of Illinois in 1996 with a B.S. in Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences and received his Masters in Environmental Management from Duke University in 1998.