Christopher Hartley

Deputy Director and Senior Environmental Markets Analyst
USDA Office of Environmental Markets 

Christopher Hartley is the Deputy Director and Senior Environmental Markets Analyst with the USDA Office of Environmental Markets. He is responsible for the development of policy, tools, and metrics to support landowner participation in ecosystem services markets. He holds a Doctorate in Agricultural Ecology and masters’ degrees in Agronomy and International Agricultural Development from the University of California – Davis. 

In addition, he is a Certified Crop Advisor, and a licensed Pest Control Advisor with more than 25 years of experience working in support of production agriculture and the promotion of clean air, clean water and a safe and abundant food supply.


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