Bradley Kratzer is an Adaptation Finance Research Analyst with the Climate Resilience Practice (CRP), situated within WRI’s Center for Equitable Development. Bradley supports the implementation of CRP’s Resilience and Adaptation Mainstreaming Program (RAMP), which seeks to improve the long-term capacity of governments to align economic development with macro-critical climate change risks and scale up climate finance. He also supports research efforts related to locally led adaptation.

Prior to joining WRI, Bradley worked for the Salvadoran Ministry of Economy as a Gender and Environmental Economics Consultant to co-develop a guide to integrate gender and environmental considerations into economic development projects. Bradley also served for three years with the US Peace Corps in Panamá, where he worked to align and implement community environmental conservation initiatives across the Panamanian Ministries of Environment and Education and the Panamá Canal Authority.

He holds a BA in Environmental Studies from American University and a Master’s of Global Human Development from Georgetown University’s Walsh School of Foreign Service, specializing in the intersection of development and the environment. Bradley currently lives in Washington, D.C. with his dog Guandú, where he enjoys biking through Rock Creek Park and finding ways to grow veggies on his front porch.