Lauren Redfield is a Project Manager for Corporate Relations within the Business Center and Development teams at WRI. As a key liaison for some of WRI’s most innovative and impactful partnerships, she works at the intersection between inclusive economic growth and environmental stewardship, leveraging private sector interests to advance sustainable solutions.

Prior to joining WRI, Lauren designed and supported implementation of international development projects at Chemonics International and Tetra Tech, including contracts of up to $200 million in Africa and Latin America related to sustainable livelihoods, private sector engagement, innovative finance, climate adaptation, and market systems resilience.

Lauren holds a BA in International Politics and Economics from Middlebury College in Vermont, and an MA in International Development Studies from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies in Monterey, California. She speaks Spanish and Portuguese.

Originally from Seattle, Washington, Lauren loves yoga, bike touring, hiking through national parks in the US and abroad, and getting friends together over a campfire hot pot.