Our Advisory Committee

Chris Adamo, Danone
Katie Allen, Conservation Leadership Network
Carlene Bahler, Alliance for Environmental Markets and Finance
Ricardo Bayon, Encourage Capital
Krystel Bell, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Todd BenDor, University of North Carolina
Genevieve Bennett, Forest Trends
Evan Branosky, National Association of Home Builders
Alex Echols, Campbell Foundation
Steve Edwards, IUCN Commission on Ecosystem Management
Todd Gartner, WRI’s Natural Infrastructure for Water
Brad Gentry, Yale University
Mark Gough, Natural Capital Coalition
Julia Kertz Grant, Hancock Natural Resource Group
Benjamin Grumbles, Maryland Secretary of the Environment
Ben Guillon, Conservation Investment Management
Christopher Hartley, OEM, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Catherine (Tommie) Herbert, USDA Forest Service
Carter Ingram, Ernst and Young
Michael Jenkins, Forest Trends
Jennifer Johnson, Bighorn Public Affairs
Paul Jones, NextEra Energy Resources
George Kelly, Founder and CEO, Bespoke Mitigation Partners
Bruce Knight, Strategic Conservation Solutions
Zach Knight, Blue Forest Conservation
Tim Male, Environmental Policy Innovation Center
Jim McElfish, Environmental Law Institute
David Meyers, Conservation Finance Alliance
Richard Saines, Pollination
Jim Salzman, UCLA School of Law and the Bren School of the Environment
Brooks Smith, National Water Quality Trading Alliance
David Tepper, The Earth Partners
Lindsay White, NRCS, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Roger Williams, Bluesource


Invest in the Environment by attending this high-level gathering of public, private, and philanthropic communities in forestry, carbon, ecological restoration, water resources management, and corporate sustainability. The Environmental Markets and Finance Summit is hosted by Forest Trends and the Alliance for Environmental Markets and Investments.