Davis Graves is a young entrepreneur currently working to promote the viability of grassfed ranching practices through the growth of his company, Grassfed Beef Crisps, which supports family ranchers by using source-verified, grassfed beef in the production of a uniquely t
Cole Mannix is part of the 5th generation of his family’s Mannix Ranch (est. 1883) in Helmville, MT where he grew up raising livestock and learning about ranching.
After a decade in New York, Terra Alpaugh returned to her home state last year to start her masters in Environmental Science and Management at the Bren School at UC Santa Barbara.
Tim Magner is a Chicago-based social entrepreneur working on creating 'what's possible.' For the last six years, Tim has connected kids to nature with food-related projects and as a children's book author.
Jos Hill has fourteen years experience as a practitioner working at the nexus of conservation and poverty alleviation.
Chad Ellis is a pasture and range consultant for the Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation assisting agricultural producers and land stewards in attaining their financial, quality-of-life and stewardship goals by educating and counseling them on the adoption of sustainable, res
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.
Jeremy Gingerich grew up along the Palmer Divide in Colorado, spending much of his free time in the foothills or on the ranches of friends and neighbors. After watching the ranches of his youth become subdivisions, Jeremy became interested in maintaining the remaining op
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.
Patrick Beary is an associate partner at Ecosystem Capital, LLC. Based out of Buenos Aires, Argentina, he manages the firm’s Latin American operations as well as leading and supporting several projects back in the United States.
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 ass
Byron Thayer is a master's student at the Bren School of Environmental Science & Management at UC-Santa Barbara.
Shelley Hudson Robbins is a North Carolina native and a 1989 graduate of Duke University, where she majored in economics.
Daylin Muñoz-Nuñez is a marine scientist currently working with EDF’s Oceans Program to promote sustainable and responsible marine fishing practices. Daylin is currently responsible for conducting research and coordinating the activities of several EDF teams to develop so
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.
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.
Stacey Kennealy is currently Certification Program and Sustainability Director at GreenFaith, an interfaith environmental organization that works across North America.
Greg leads EDF's Corporate Partnerships "Innovation Pipeline" to identify and develop groundbreaking environmental initiatives with leading United States companies.
Andrea Nogués coordinates the Sustainable Grazing Strategy, an key component of the Nature Conservancy’s recently launched Patagonian Grasslands of Argentina Conservation Project, which aims to effectively conserve the Southern Temperate Grasslands.
Sarah Fitzgerald, as a native of the Big Sky state, has a high level of commitment to help Montana grow economically, while keeping in constant consideration the ecological and cultural/social treasures of the “last best place.” Sarah recently graduated from the Universit
Zoë Carlson is currently pursuing her Master’s of Environmental Science and Management at the Bren School. Through the Eco-entrepreneurship program she is developing a business that applies financial mechanisms to groundwater management.
Zach Anderson is a recent graduate of the MBA program at Portland State University, where he focused on addressing business challenges through sustainability initiatives.
Lotay Rinchen has worked as a budget officer in the Ministry of Finance of the Royal Government of Bhutan. He holds a MA Degree in sustainable international development from the Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA.
Laura recently completed a Master's Degree in Real Estate & Construction Management from the University of Denver. While a graduate student, Laura performed land investment deals in Costa Rica on behalf of several American investors.
Natalia Machain - Lawyer, specialized in Environmental Law and Management.
Cory was raised on a cattle ranch in Wallowa Valley, Oregon where her family has lived since 1913. After studying at Stanford University and working in Washington DC and Los Angeles, she returned to rural Oregon in 2003.
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.
Patrick Shannon is currently the CFO of PeachTree Real Estate Partners, LLC. He co-founded this company to explore his interests in architectural design, science, and engineering with the goal of building and selling sustainable high density urban housing.
Teresa Platt is currently the owner of 24/7 Policy and Communications, which specializes in "production p.r."— public relations work focusing on food and fiber production, a complement to marketing programs which focus on the benefits of the end products. In the past, Ter
Fletcher is an Episcopal priest and Executive Directorat GreenFaith. GreenFaith is a national, interfaith environmental organization that conducts education and advocacy, and provides sustainability services, to faith-based groups.
John is currently employed as a policy analyst for the New Zealand Seafood Industry Council (SeaFIC) covering a broad sustainable development portfolio comprising fisheries and aquaculture management, environmental policy and industry development. John’s role sees him wo
Yusuf is a community-based conservationist working at the grassroots level in East Africa. He has been to Botswana, Namibia, Zimbabwe, South Africa and Tanzania advocating for the same.
Elika was born in Tehran, Iran, and spent her childhood in five different countries – Iran, UAE, India, Tunisia, & the US. This lifestyle shaped many of her beliefs and interests, such as a love for languages, culture, nature, traveling, and art.
For the last 15 years, Elyse has co-owned a speculative building business specializing in sustainable residential development and land use/conservation, first in New York and then in Washington.
Donald Brooks is a graduate student at Bard College Center for Environmental Policy, where he is working on renewable energy issues in developing countries with the LaGuardia Foundation in New York City.
As Chief Conservation Officer, Eric Schwaab provides strategic vision and leadership for the National Aquarium’s Conservation and Science Division, a team of 130 professionals, engaging in initiatives ranging from field conservation and biological programs to legisla
Lindsay recently graduated from St. Cloud University in St. Cloud, Minn., with a bachelor’s degree in Creative Writing and a minor in Travel and Tourism.
Joe is founder of the Green Burial Council and CEO of the recently launched Green Burial Council International. He also provides consultancy for the purpose of creating private/family conservation burial grounds.
Gijsbert Nollen is a Principal Consultant for ICE BV. Gijsbert holds a Masters in Law from Leiden University and now focuses on project management and development as his professional specialty.
Daniel Pichas of the Czech Republic has worked as an environmental consultant for nearly three years. His primary responsibility is to implement environmental management systems into manufacturing companies.
Todd Parker is a Senior Manager at the Delta Institute, a non-profit organization, which is a center of innovation for the creation of market-based approaches that achieve environmental sustainability and community economic development.
Andrea Foessel is a native of Chile, South America, from a beautiful and pristine region known as Western Patagonia. She grew up working with her family on her father’s beef ranch.
I am an independent planning and design consultant who splits his time between consulting for architecture firms and teaching design at local colleges in Vancouver, British Columbia.
Nicci is a freelance environmental consultant working throughout southern Africa. She specializes in urban environmental management and design, as well as natural resource management.
Kevin Biehn is the Marketing Director and a Partner with the Twin Cities–based environmental engineering firm Emmons & Olivier Resources (EOR).
Joy was recently accepted to the University of Oregon Graduate School of Architecture where she will study Sustainable Design. With a bachelor’s degree in Architecture Design from Clemson University, Joy has worked, most recently in Miami Beach, Florida, in many differen
Kate Bonzon has a background in marine conservation and fisheries management, focusing on the interface between science and policy. Working in both the non-profit and private industries, she is dedicated to responsible use of marine resources and production of sustainabl
McAleese is program director for Sand County Foundation’s Community-Based Conservation Network-North America. Before joining Sand County Foundation, he worked in the supply and transportation sector of the oil industry. McAleese holds a B.S.
Hiba is an Argentinean native. He received his B.A. in economics from the University of New York at Potsdam College.
Daniel’s expertise lies at the intersection of finance and social impact with specialized experience in sustainable real estate and business development.
Danielle Nicholas is Founder and Manager of Eagle Ridge Ranch Beef, LLC, a grassfed beef business focusing on supplying exceptionally high-quality, sustainably-raised beef to Southwestern Montana and beyond. Nicholas is interested in promoting the complex taste
Jorge David Chapas Muralles is from Guatemala and he graduated as a agronomist focus on renewable natural resources.
Singleton holds a B.A. from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University.