Natasha Collins is a Research Analyst for Nature-based Solutions Finance for the Natural Infrastructure Initiative. She works to support the implementation and scaling of nature-based solutions for water security, human health and well-being, disaster risk mitigation, and climate resilience.

Prior to joining WRI, Natasha worked as a researcher and project manager the U.S. Geological Survey and U.S. Forest Service. She also spent two years in southern Chile managing a small ecotourism business.

Natasha holds a B.A. in Environmental Studies & International Spanish for the Professions from the University of Colorado Boulder and an M.S. in Forest Sciences from Colorado State University.