Beth is the Director of Global Operations for the Food, Forests, Water and Ocean Programs, providing strategic leadership and oversight in the areas of program operations and financial management. In this role, she oversees budgets totaling over $60 million annually and is responsible for leading the development of operational policies and ensuring effective operational collaboration and coordination across all four programs in the US, Europe, Africa, China, Mexico, Brazil and Indonesia.

Beth has been with WRI since 2000 and has served the organization in several different capacities, including coordinating fundraising activities for the Institute’s environmental economics work and managing foundation relations for WRI. Prior to joining WRI, Beth worked in the fundraising department for Conservation International.

Beth holds a BA in International Relations from Texas State University and an MA in International Studies from Old Dominion University.