In Seth’s role as Managing Director of EcoAgriculture Partners he oversees the work plan, organizational development and staff management.

He also directs EcoAgriculture’s work promoting finance for integrated landscape management as well as its policy advocacy. He leads the Finance Solutions Design Team of the 1000 Landscapes for 1 Billion People initiative.

Seth has been a leading innovator in the fields of landscape finance and policy. He is the lead author of publications including Scaling Up Investment Finance for Integrated Landscape Management, Public Policy Guidelines for Integrated Landscape Management, and Models of Landscape Finance Mechanisms. He also has worked extensively on the topic of climate-smart landscapes.

He has co-developed a variety of impactful tools including the Landscape Investment and Finance Tool (LIFT), Landscape Assessment of Financial Flows (LAFF), the Landscape Governance Assessment and the Spatial Modeling of Participatory Landscape Scenarios. Seth is also an experienced presenter, trainer, curriculum developer and workshop facilitator.

Outside of EcoAgriculture, Seth manages Preston’s Orchard, an Asian persimmon orchard near the Chesapeake Bay in Maryland.

Seth holds a Masters of Environmental Science from the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies and a BA in Anthropology and Environmental Science from Columbia University.

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