Jessica Ertel is a Data Analyst for the Forests Program's Global Restoration Initiative. She supports the development and integration of remote sensing products to support monitoring efforts for forest and landscape restoration across several of WRI’s digital platforms.

Jessica comes from a background in consulting across a variety of sectors, including energy, conservation and water resources.

She has a self-designed B.A. in Global Environmental Affairs from Bucknell University.

Jessica likes pushing the boundaries of her own thinking and learning new languages (human and computer).