Erin D. Matson

Senior Consultant
Climate Focus

Erin D. Matson is a Senior Consultant at Climate Focus and co-coordinates the annual NYDF Progress Assessment. She is one of the lead authors of the 2020 NYDF Assessment report on Goals 3 and 4: extractive industries and infrastructure, and basic-needs activities. A former organic urban farmer, Erin’s work focuses on sustainable supply chains, climate and forest policy analysis, and forest conservation and restoration. She has over a decade’s experience in sustainable food systems. Erin also works on supply chain sustainability, including through emerging efforts to realign economic incentives toward forest conservation and restoration through preferential sourcing.