Maggie Monast is a Senior Manager on Environmental Defense Fund’s Agricultural Sustainability team, contributing expertise in conservation finance and the agriculture supply chain. Maggie works to quantify the farm financial impacts of conservation practice adoption, collaborates with major corporations to develop sustainability initiatives, and develops innovative financial incentives to advance sustainable agriculture. She has led EDF’s collaboration with Smithfield Foods since its beginning in 2013.
Maggie began working with EDF in 2011. She holds a Master’s Degree in Environmental Management from Duke University and a Bachelors in Economics and Political Science from Tufts University.