Ashley Thomson is a consultant at Climate Focus. Her current work focuses on advisory projects related to climate-smart agriculture, forestry, sustainable business models, and climate finance. Prior to Climate Focus, she was a graduate associate at a small international development company (the Kaizen Company) where she worked on projects related to agriculture and green investment. She previously worked at Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF) at the Inter-American Development Bank, where she supported the creation of a clean energy fund for the Caribbean Basin. In her free time, Ashley enjoys reading, hiking, soccer, traveling, and visiting her friends and family on the West coast.
Ashley holds a degree from Santa Clara University (B.S. Political Science) and an M.A. from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) where she studied economics and sustainable development.