Tristanne is an environmental sustainability professional with nearly 5 years of experience in research and consulting for international organizations, government, nonprofits and business. Tristanne recently received a Masters degree in Environmental Management from the School of Forestry and Environmental Studies at Yale University. After graduating, she received a Fulbright Scholarship to continue her studies as an MBA Candidate at IE Business School in Madrid, Spain. Tristanne has deep knowledge of environmental economics and sustainability strategy for products and operations. She is interested in developing an international career in corporate sustainability and entrepreneurship.
During her time at Yale she focused her studies on corporate sustainability and industrial ecology. She has a background in environmental economics and received her BA in Economics from Skidmore College in 2010. Prior to F&ES, she worked in environmental consulting for government and international clients in Washington, DC on diverse projects valuing ecosystem services. She also spent a year working in Nicaragua with a nonprofit organization that researches climate smart agriculture and food security on its 26 acre demonstrative agroforestry farm. She is interested in sustainability and climate change mitigation in global product supply chains and her studies span product lifecycles from cradle (resource extraction, agriculture, product design) to cradle (recycling and waste management). She was co-leader of STIGMA, F&ES’ ethnobotany student interest group.