Lisa is the Project Coordinator II / Research Analyst for Project POTICO at WRI’s People and Ecosystems Program. She provides administrative support to the project¬ and researches land use, forestry and agriculture issues in Indonesia. She also helps develop and manage POTICO’s websites, the Suitability Mapper and Forest Cover Analyzer, and coordinates Indonesia-related events at the institute.
Prior to joining WRI, Lisa lived in Indonesia for four years where she worked with several local nonprofit organizations assisting projects related to sustainable agriculture and fuel efficient cookstoves. As a graduate student she worked as the Sustainability Coordinator for the Monterey Institute of International Studies.
Lisa has an MA in International Environmental Policy from the Monterey Institute of International Studies and a BA in Cultural Studies from Beloit College. She speaks fluent Bahasa Indonesia.