Erin holds a Master of Environmental Management degree from Duke University’s Nicholas School of the Environment and a B.A. in both Economics and Environmental Analysis and Policy from Boston University. Her areas of expertise include environmental economics, ecosystem service markets, green infrastructure, environmental impact metrics, and climate change adaptation. As an Economics Fellow with CSE, Erin has conducted work for the United Nations Industrial Development Organization and the UK Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs, including a global cost analysis for meeting several of the Aichi Biodiversity Targets.
Erin holds a concurrent position as a Research Associate with the World Resources Institute where she provides economics expertise related to ecosystem services and climate change adaptation. She supported WRI’s work on green economy for the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development and has conducted several economic analyses including field work in India . Her previous work history includes over two years as a Climate Change and Sustainability consultant for ICF International and two years' experience working with the land trust community in North Carolina. Erin is also a member of the Atlantic Council and Ecologic's Emerging Leaders in Environmental and Energy Policy network.