Erin is a member of the Greenhouse Gas Protocol Team within WRI's Climate Program. She contributes to the development of the GHG Protocol Land Sector and Removals Guidance.

An interdisciplinary leader, researcher and educator with a commitment to creating climate-resilient, sustainable food systems, Erin has held positions across the public, private and non-profit sectors. She worked as a Corporate Sustainability Consultant at Pure Strategies, a sustainability consulting firm; a Research Assistant at Tufts University quantifying smallholder farmer innovations and analyzing the social cost of food; a Planetary Health Research Assistant at Harvard University researching the contribution of global fisheries to public health; and as Education Director for Gallatin Valley Farm to School, where she created and directed a highly impactful food literacy program with thousands of pre-K through college-aged students and educators.

Erin has served on numerous community boards in Bozeman, Montana, where she lives and adventures with her husband and dog. As an appointed member to the Bozeman City Climate Team, she helped develop a climate action plan for the fast-growing city, providing expertise in food systems, agriculture and natural spaces. From 2018-2021, she served on the Gallatin Valley Land Trust’s NextGen Board as secretary and an advocate for conservation of open space and agricultural lands. 

Erin holds an MS in Agriculture, Food and Environment from the Tufts Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, an M.Ed from Montana State University in Science Curriculum & Instruction, and a BS from the University of Vermont in Biological Sciences and Nutrition and Food Sciences. In 2021, Erin was selected as a delegate to represent Tufts University at UNFCCC COP26 in Glasgow where she closely followed discussions on agriculture and nature-based solutions.