Maggie Allan provides day-to-day leadership and management of Graham's Emerging Opportunities Program and works with Graham leadership to shape and support Graham's broader faculty-focused efforts. In this role, Maggie supports a wide range of collaborative and engaged research activities that involve faculty researchers, decision-makers and key stakeholders in outlining viable pathways toward sustainability. This includes management of competitive grant processes, collaborative processes, outreach efforts, and program evaluation.
Maggie joined the Graham Institute in 2013 with a background in ecology and public policy and experience working in multiple sectors on conservation, development, and policy projects. She has over six years of environmental consulting experience serving energy, commercial, and industrial clients in the Midwest and Southeast, and she has worked for government, non-profit, and research organizations including the National Park Service, National Wildlife Foundation, Pew Center for Global Climate Change, and New England Aquarium. Maggie earned her M.P.P in Environmental Policy and M.S. in Conservation Ecology from the University of Michigan, and a B.A. in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology from Brown University.