Morgan Gillespy

Director of the Food and Land Use Coalition

World Resources Institute

About Morgan

Morgan Gillespy is the Director of the Food and Land Use Coalition at World Resources Institute. In this role, she provides strategic leadership to the coalition, working collaboratively across the FOLU network to advance the FOLU agenda with governments, the private sector, financial institutions, and civil society.

Prior to this, Morgan spent seven years at CDP where she worked across its Technical, Supply Chain, Water and Forests programs. She was named Head of Water Security in 2016 was Global Director, Forests from 2017 – 2020. CDP provides the world’s only platform for the largest companies, cities, states and regions in the world to disclose vital environmental data. As Global Director, she focused on driving disclosure, transparency and action on the topic of deforestation to improve environmental performance, risks and resiliency, and access to data used by investors, companies and policy makers in key decision making.

She holds an MSc in Environmental Technology form Imperial College London, specializing in Environmental Assessment and Analysis.

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