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Senior Program Officer (Environmental Services), World Wildlife Fund (WWF-US) Conservation Science Program
Founder and Faculty Director of the Natural Capital Project at Stanford University, Bing Professor of Environmental Science, Senior Fellow in the Woods Institute
Anne Guerry
Chief Strategy Officer, Lead Scientist
Finance, Grants & Operations Manager
Program Director, Lead Scientist
Software Architect


Lead Scientist for Global Water Assessment at the University of Minnesota's Institute on the Environment
Communications Manager
Postdoctoral Researcher
Ecosystem Services Scientist
GIS Programmer Analyst
Postdoctoral Researcher
Environmental Engineer specializing in Public Health
Remote Sensing Specialist
Director, Information Science
Lead Scientist at WWF, Natural Capital and Valuing Nature
Postdoctoral Researcher
Coastal Engineering Research Fellow
Postdoctoral Researcher
Geomorphologist, Hydrologist
Ecosystem Services Analyst
Researcher Data Scientist
Senior GIS Analyst

Students & Interns

Graduate Student Researcher

Partnership Committee

Founder and Faculty Director of the Natural Capital Project at Stanford University, Bing Professor of Environmental Science, Senior Fellow in the Woods Institute
Perry L. McCarty Director, Stanford Woods Institute, Melvin and Joan Lane Professor for Interdisciplinary Environmental Studies, Professor, School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences
Carl Folke
Chair of the board and co-founder, Stockholm Resilience Centre
Director, Institute on the Environment, University of Minnesota
 Melissa Kenney
Associate Director of Knowledge Initiatives, University of Minnesota Institute on the Environment
Henrik Österblom
Professor and Science Director, Stockholm Resilience Centre
 Garry Peterson
Professor and Head of Subject in Sustainability Science, Stockholm Resilience Centre
Professor of Ecological/Environmental Economics, University of Minnesota, Founder of the Natural Capital Project
Chief Scientist, The Nature Conservancy
Lynn Scarlett
Vice President, Policy and Government Relations, The Nature Conservancy
Chief Conservation Officer at the World Wildlife Fund - US
Chief Scientist, World Wildlife Fund
Hua Zheng
Professor, Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Ouyang Zhiyun
Professor and director, Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Stanford Advisory Council

The Advisory Council guides the partnership's center at Stanford, helping to sharpen our strategies for scaling and increasing our engagement across the university’s schools.

Special Advisors

Teresa Beck

Peter Kareiva

Director, Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, UCLA
Founder of the Natural Capital Project

Pamela Matson

Dean of the School of Earth Sciences, Stanford University
Professor, Department of Earth System Science
Senior Fellow, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Hal Mooney

Professor of Environmental Biology, Stanford University

Kyung-Ah Park

Managing Director, Environmental Markets, Goldman Sachs & Co.

Victor Parker

Managing Director, Spectrum Equity

Taylor Ricketts

Professor and Director of Gund Institute for Ecological Economics at the University of Vermont, and Founder of the Natural Capital Project

Barton H. (Buzz) Thompson Jr.

Senior Fellow and Founding Perry L. McCarty Director, Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Robert E. Paradise Professor in Natural Resources Law


Rebecca Goldman Benner

Science Director, TNC North Carolina

Joey Bernhardt

Graduate Student, University of British Columbia

Kelly Biedenweg

Interdisciplinary Social Scientist

Will Bierbower

Software Engineer

Seth Binder


Henry Borrebach

Leah Bremer

Conservation Scientist, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa - University of Hawaiʻi Economics Research Organization (UHERO) and the Water Resources Research Center

Jen Burke

Data Systems Manager, Puget Sound Partnership

Mike Carey

Research Fishery Biologist, USGS, Alaska Science Center

Nicholas Chaumont

Chris Colvin

Outdoor Recreation Planner, U.S. Forest Service

Marc Conte

Assistant Professor, Environmental Economics, Fordham University

Vu Dang

Douglas Denu

Software Engineer

Adam P. Dixon

Marie Donahue

Jennifer Duggan

Assistant Professor, Cal State Monterey Bay

Brad Eichelberger

GIS Manager/Spatial Ecologist, Division of Fish and Wildlife, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands

Driss Ennaanay

Program Leader, Riverside Technology

Joe Faries

Coastal Engineer, Stantec

Yonas Ghile


Jesse Gourevitch

Greg Guannel

Urban Conservation Director, TNC Florida

Orli Handmaker

Anna Haw

Program Manager

Daniel Karp

Choong-Ki (CK) Kim

Senior Researcher

Martin Lacayo

Ph.D. Candidate, University of Geneva

Suzanne Langridge


Austin Leung

MBA Candidate, University of Michigan

Ruida Li

Joanna Lin

Software Engineer

Shan Ma


Matthew Marsik

Geospatial Scientist, TNC Washington State

Emily McKenzie

Lead - Science-Policy Interface

Guillermo Mendoza

Civil Engineer, US Army Corps of Engineers

Mathan Mueller

Ph.D. Candidate, University of Minnesota

Erik Nelson

Assistant Professor of Economics, Bowdoin College

Joanna Nelson


Michael Papenfus

Environmental Economist, US EPA

Victoria Peterson

Communications Director, Elizabeth Peterson Group, Inc., Los Angeles

Brian Robinson


Lauren Rogers

Research Fish Biologist, Alaska Fisheries Science Center

Manu Sharma


Stacey Solie

Independent writer, editor and strategic storytelling expert based in the San Francisco Bay Area

Dave Sutherland

Assistant Professor, Geological Sciences, University of Oregon

Heather Tallis

Lead Scientist, TNC

Christine Tam

Trade and Investment Coordinator, WWF

Adrian Santiago Tate

Kate Thompson


Jodie Toft

Senior Marine Ecologist, TNC Washington

Gregg Verutes

Data Visualization Specialist, National Audubon Society

Sergio Maldonado Villanueva

Katherine Wyatt

Ecosystem Services Analyst

Guy Ziv

Lecturer in Geography, University of Leeds