Whitney is a manager on the Center for Climate-Aligned Finance’s Alignment Insights team where she works on enabling financial institutions to align their investing and lending decisions with climate goals.
Before the Center for Climate-Aligned Finance, Whitney worked with RMI’s Climate Finance Access Network on improving access to climate finance in least developed countries.
Prior to RMI, Whitney worked at NERA Economic Consulting supporting utilities, regulatory commissions, and governments in the design and implementation of markets and auctions for energy procurement, environmental protection, and climate change mitigation. Her projects included a market for irrigation rights to protect freshwater resources, auctions for renewable resource generation, and the World Bank’s pilot facility to improve finance for projects that reduce greenhouse gases. Whitney’s previous experience also includes supporting The Nature Conservancy’s corporate engagement strategy for their global water funds program.
Master of Environmental Management, Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies
BA, Economics, Washington University in St. Louis