Noah Maghsadi works with the Global Restoration Initiative as a Project Manager. His work focuses on building and managing a database of the technical assistance and financing needs of locally led project developers and government agencies that are working to restore the world’s degraded and deforested land.

Prior to joining WRI's Forest Department, Noah worked with WRI's Climate Department and the NDC Partnership. While there, he cataloged requests for climate development projects from developing countries, designed knowledge management systems, and supported countries in updating and implementing their NDCs.

Noah holds a B.A. in Anthropology and a Master's in Public Policy, both from the University of Maryland, College Park.

In his free time, Noah enjoys cooking, running, and spending time with family and friends. Noah is based in Baltimore, Maryland.