Team Biography

Lizzie Marsters

Environmental Finance Manager, Cities4Forests

Lizzie Marsters is a Cities4Forests USA Manager and an Environmental Finance Manager for WRI’s Natural Infrastructure Initiative. She works with municipalities, utilities, impact investors, infrastructure operators, non-profit institutions, businesses and civil society to develop funding and financing strategies to increase investment in nature-based solutions. Lizzie helped issue the world’s first certified green bond to acquire forests for water quality and established the Resilience Fund to pay for the maintenance costs of forest restoration treatments. She holds a master’s degree in Business Administration, a master’s degree in Forestry from Yale University and a bachelor’s degree in International Relations from Carleton College.