Senior Manager, Global Restoration Initiative
Jared is a Senior Manager with the Global Restoration Initiative, where he helps manage project delivery, strategy, and fundraising. The Global Restoration Initiative is one of WRI's largest programs, and seeks to restore degraded land back to economic, social and environmental productivity.
Prior to joining the Restoration team, Jared worked with Global Forest Watch, where he managed a small grants fund that supports civil society projects working on forest governance. He has previously worked on stream and wetland restoration projects in the Chesapeake Bay region, on species conservation projects in the Dominican Republic and Costa Rica, and with Arbor Day Foundation to implement a tree-based energy efficiency program in the United States.
Jared holds an MPA in Environmental Science & Policy from Columbia University and a BSc in Natural Resource Conservation and Forestry from Virginia Tech.
Jared lives in Hyattsville, MD, with his wife, twin boys, and their two dogs.
Global Restoration InitiativeVisit Project
WRI is partnering with governments, businesses, and communities around the world to restore millions of hectares of deforested and degraded land.Part of Forests
TerraMatchLaunch PlatformLaunch Platform Visit Project
TerraMatch connects local land restoration champions to capital and technical assistance through a trusted online system that vets their work, supports their growth, and monitors their progress.
Assisted Natural Regeneration AllianceLaunch PlatformLaunch Platform Visit Project
The Assisted Natural Regeneration Alliance is building a technical assistance facility that collects requests from ANR practitioners and connects them with experienced peers, funders, policymakers, and researchers.
Restore LocalVisit Project
Accelerating locally led land restoration across Africa’s vital landscapes