Director of Policy, Markets and Finance for Latin America
Arlington, VA, United States
Areas of Expertise
Environment & Economic Development, Gender & Trade, Labor Markets, Migration & Environment
Sarah is the director of Policy, Markets and Finance for The Nature Conservancy (TNC) in Latin America. She leads a team of carbon, sustainable finance, corporate engagement, and policy specialists. She is a development economist with 30 years of experience working on environmental and economic development in Latin America, Africa, and Asia. She holds a Ph.D. in Environmental Economics from the Institute of Social Studies in The Hague and a master’s in economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science.
Sarah has worked with and for several international and multilateral organizations, including the International Institute for Environment and Development, the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, the International Labour Organisation, the International Center for Research on Women, and UN Women. She has written academic and policy research articles on gender and trade, poverty, labor markets, migration, and the environment. Sarah is a member of the International Association for Feminist Economics, a member of Women in Informal Employment Globalizing and Organizing (WIEGO), and a Senior Fellow of the International Center for Research on Women. She has worked extensively in Latin America and the Caribbean and is fluent in Spanish.