We are grateful for the insight and guidance of our economic, environmental, policy, and technical advisors. Our advisors include consulting academics and specialists who support the development of our Ecosystem Valuation Toolkit.


Annie Leonard, Executive Director of Greenpeace USA

Bernardo Aguilar-González, JD and MS, Executive Director, Fundación Neotrópica

Bruce Jones, Ph.D., Executive Director,  Earth and Ecosystem Sciences Division at the Desert Research Institute in Las Vegas and Reno, Nevada

Carl Obst, Honorary Fellow,  Melbourne Sustainable Society Institute, University of Melbourne

Diana Ayton-Shenker, CEO Global Momenta, Innovator in Residence at the NYC Centre for Social Innovation, and Sr. Fellow in Venture Philanthropy at Bard College

Dixon H. Landers, Ph.D., Senior Research Environmental Scientist (Limnologist), United States Environmental Protection Agency’s National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory and Associate Professor in the Department of Fisheries and Wildlife at Oregon State University

Donna J. Nickerson, Planning Commissioner for Thurston County and Specialist in Coastal and Marine Resources Management

Eric Rasmussen, MD, MDM, FACP, Research Professor for Environmental Security and Global Medicine at San Diego State University, Affiliate Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Washington, and Managing Director at Infinitum Humanitarian Systems

Ferdinando Villa, Ph.D. in Theoretical Ecology, Ikerbasque Research Professor at Basque Centre for Climate Change

Gregory R. Biddinger, Ph.D., Managing Director, Natural Land Management

Herman E. Daly, Ph.D., Emeritus Professor at the University of Maryland, School of Public Policy

Jennifer Harrison, Principal Manager, Microsoft

John de Graaf, Author and National Coordinator of Take Back Your Time

John Loomis, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Colorado State University

Joshua Farley, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Community Development and Applied Economics and Public Administration and Fellow at the Gund Institute for Ecological Economics at the University of Vermont

Joshua Reyneveld, Co-founder and Past Board Chair, Earth Economics; Consulting Executive/Engineer/Planner at Myoonet, Inc.

Ken Bagstad, Ph.D., Research Economist, U.S. Geological Survey’s Rocky Mountain Geographic Science Center

Les Kaufman, Ph.D., Professor of Biology, Marine Program at Boston University

Michelle Molnar, Economist, Marine Researcher and Policy Analyst, David Suzuki Foundation

Patrick T. Drum, Lead Researcher at Saturna Capital for Environmental, Social and Governance Investment Research, Adjunct Professor at Bainbridge Graduate Institute at Pinchot University

Robert Costanza, Ph.D., Professor and Chair in Public Policy at the Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University

Roelof Boumans, Ph.D., Ecological Economist and Director of Accounting FOR Desirable Futures LLC (AFORDable Futures)

Rudolf de Groot, Ph.D, Associate Professor, Integrated Ecosystem Assessment and Management, Environmental Systems Analysis Group of Wageningen University, the Netherlands

Scott Warner, Attorney at Law and Owner, Seattle’s Garvey Schubert Barer

Simone Maynard, Ph.D., Scholar, Australian National University

Susan C. Lubetkin, Ph.D., Quantitative Ecology and Resource Management, University of Washington

Stefan Schmidt, Dipl., Landscape Ecologist, Department of Computational Landscape Ecology at the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ, Leipzig, Germany

Theddi Wright Chappell, CEO of Sustainable Values, Inc.

Wayne Williams, Director of Business and Operational Support for Metropolitan Parks in the Tacoma, Washington Parks District

William (Will) Graf, Ph.D., University Foundation Distinguished Professor Emeritus of the Department of Geography at the University of South Carolina