Will is the communications lead for the Forests Program's Global Restoration Initiative, where he manages outreach for WRI's work on AFR100, the Land Accelerator, Initiative 20x20, TerraMatch, and monitoring techniques. He develops strategies and plans, builds partnerships, and manages the team's external communications.

Previously, Will worked as a journalist and editor in Baltimore. He earned a Bachelor's degree in Sociology and International Studies from Johns Hopkins University and a Master's degree in International Development with a focus on environmental studies from Sciences Po, a university in Paris, France.

Will loves literature. From oral history to literary fiction and memoir, he'll read almost anything. He also enjoys being outside, avoiding winter, learning Esperanto, and defending Baltimore.