Chris Rowe is the Data Team Lead for Resource Watch. He works to keep the data on the site as up to date and accurate as possible and supports the design and development of products that use the Resource Watch data platform.

Prior to joining WRI, Chris worked as a Geospatial Products Manager, Senior Digital Project Strategist, and IT consultant. He has worked with a wide range of organizations from small non-profits to Fortune 50 companies. Collecting, analyzing, and using data has been a part of his process from the beginning, including GIS mapping, IoT data logging, and web analytics.

Chris has a BA from Hampshire College and a M.Ed. in Educational Technology from the University of Texas at Brownsville, with a year at the University of Bergen (UiB) studying System Dynamics.

Chris lives in Hartland Vermont with his son, and enjoys snowboarding, Ultimate Frisbee, live music, and board games. Chris also volunteers for Citizens Climate Lobby and the Environmental Voter Project.