Jesse runs InVEST models and manages data as a member of the Natural Capital Project’s Stanford team. He is an environmental scientist and educator with a passion for supporting conservation projects that maximize ecological, economic, and social benefits and equity. He began his ecology career as a field researcher restoring native amphibian habitat in alpine zones throughout California and has worked on a major marine conservation project in Galapagos, Ecuador. Jesse specialized in Conservation Planning while earning his Master of Environmental Science and Management degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara and holds a B.S. from Southern Oregon University.