Liz Saccoccia is a Research Analyst working on Resource Watch, an open platform to explore accurate, up-to-date insights about our planet. She supports the management, design, and development of Resource Watch, focusing on data collection and evaluation. Liz is also contributing to the Water, Peace, and Security Initiative with several European partner organizations. This new project will develop a near real-time machine learning based early warning system for water and security hotspots, and help countries better address these issues.

Prior to joining WRI, Liz served as a Community Environmental Education Promoter in Nicaragua as a Peace Corps Volunteer. She has worked previously at AidData and the Chesapeake Bay Foundation.

Liz holds a degrees in Geology and Environmental Science from the College of William and Mary. You can find her hiking with her Nicaraguan husky, Atlas, in her free time.