Charlotte Grubb, BA, MSc, has been an associate consultant for Kilimanyika since April 2009.

During this time she has contributed to the management, coordination, communication, research, proposal writing and report writing for various projects with clients such as WWF, UNDP, CARE and IUCN.

These projects have centred on issues such as payments for ecosystem services, impact evaluation, community-based natural resource management, alternative income generation, communication mechanisms, protected areas planning, Reduced Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD), and improvements in coastal livelihoods.

Charlotte’s work with Kilimanyika has had a geographical focus in Kenya and Tanzania, and she has also worked in Malawi to build agriculture resilience to climate change.

Prior to her work with Kilimanyika, Charlotte worked with GRM International in Washington, DC. There she provided research and administrative assistance for a wide variety of development projects ensuring sustainable approaches to challenges in agriculture, conservation, business development, education, and democracy and governance.

She has also worked in the United Kingdom and the United States with business that support sustainable local agriculture.

Charlotte currently holds a M.S.c in Ecological Economics from the University of Edinburgh and a BA in International Affairs, with a specialization in International Economics, from the George Washington University in Washington, DC.

She is a California native with an intermediate knowledge of Spanish and French, and working knowledge of Vietnamese and Swahili.