Jamison Ervin

Manager, Nature for Development

Jamison Ervin has worked at the intersection of nature and development since 1990. She currently works at the United Nations Development Programme, focusing on enabling countries to develop a ‘Map of Hope’ for nature-dependent goals that puts nature at the heart of sustainable development. She also focuses on supporting local action on nature-based solutions, including leading UNDP’s Equator Initiative, on supporting governments in identifying nature-based solutions for climate, and on supporting action and ambition on protected areas. Her previous work is with The Nature Conservancy, the World Wildlife Fund for Nature, and the Forest Stewardship Council. She holds a Ph.D. in natural resources from the University of Vermont.