Elizabeth joined Finance Earth in 2022 as a Director of Advisory and is now a Managing Director.
Elizabeth is a specialist in nature-based solutions and climate finance, and has worked in an advisory capacity providing insight on project design, feasibility, and investment models across a range of sectors and geographies for more than 15 years. At Finance Earth, Elizabeth has led recent engagement with the National Trust, the Crown Estate, the Green Finance Institute, and WWF, developing strategies for engagement in natural capital markets and designing innovative financing mechanisms to support climate and nature objectives.
Elizabeth has held a variety of roles focused on the nexus of investment and sustainable development, including within development finance institutions, the UN, and non-profit environmental organisations. Elizabeth has worked extensively across emerging economies as well as in direct engagement in the UK, Europe, and the US.
Elizabeth is a Fulbright Scholar and has published research on engaging local communities, including indigenous peoples, in climate finance and nature-based solutions. Elizabeth holds a Master’s degree in Commerce and Administration from Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, and a Bachelor’s in International Relations and International Business from Northeastern University.