Erin D. Matson

Senior Consultant
Climate Focus

Erin is a Senior Consultant at Climate Focus. She co-coordinates the annual Forest Declaration Assessment, a collective effort of over 20 civil society organizations – research institutions and NGOs – who track progress toward global forest goals. A former organic urban farmer, Erin has over a decade’s experience in sustainable land use. Her work focuses on sustainable supply chains, climate and forest policy, and forest conservation and restoration. Erin holds degrees from American University (MA in Global Environmental Policy) and the University of Chicago (BA in South Asian Languages and Civilizations and Environmental Studies).