Team Biography

Natasha Collins

Conservation Finance Specialist, WRI

Natasha Collins is a Conservation Finance Specialist with WRI’s Natural Infrastructure Initiative. She supports the implementation and scaling of nature-based solutions for water security, human health and well-being, disaster risk mitigation, and climate resilience. Currently her work focuses on innovative finance and partnerships for restoration work on National Forests and adjacent lands across the United States as well as scaling nature-based solutions in Sub-Saharan Africa. Natasha holds a master’s degree in Forest Sciences from Colorado State University and bachelor’s degrees in Environmental Studies and International Spanish for Professions from the University of Colorado Boulder.