Haley is a Associate with WRI's Carbon Dioxide Removal team within the U.S. Climate Initiative, where she works to influence and inform federal and subnational policy to increase carbon sequestration and storage in natural and working lands in the U.S. Haley conducts policy-relevant research and analysis of social, environmental, and equity components of nature-based carbon removal and land management. She also supports U.S. states in conducting greenhouse gas inventories as part of WRI's Impact Partnership with the U.S. Climate Alliance and works to improve state forest inventory data in partnership with the NASA Carbon Monitoring System program and the University of Maryland.

Haley holds a Masters of Environmental Management from the Yale School of the Environment with a focus on environmental policy and environmental justice, and a BA in Environmental Anthropology from Colorado College. Previously she worked as an environmental science educator for NatureBridge in Yosemite National Park and worked to build coalitions to support soil-friendly ranching practices with the Quivira Coalition in New Mexico.

Outside of work, Haley loves to backpack, SCUBA dive, and make things out of wool felt.