Program Associate, Andes-Amazon
Chris provides administrative and strategic support in managing the Andes-Amazon grant pipeline.
Prior to joining the foundation, Chris was a Payment for Environmental Services intern at Instituto Floresta Viva, a Brazilian organization dedicated to conservation and reforestation of the Atlantic Forest in southern Bahia. He also held internships at the Brazil Institute at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, The Nature Conservancy and the Vote Solar Initiative, and served as an advisory board member of the Public Interest Internship Experience program at the University of Colorado at Boulder.
Chris graduated summa cum laude in environmental studies from the University of Colorado at Boulder. He has travelled extensively in South America and the Amazon and speaks both Portuguese and Spanish.
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