Rees Warne is the Lead for Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning. She supports our work in tracking progress, demonstrating success, and agile, evidence-based learning to inform results-based grant-making portfolios and moving funds towards impact.
Rees joins the Earth Fund after serving for six years as the Director for Evaluation and Learning at ClimateWorks Foundation and 3 years supporting the USAID Climate Change office. She has focused on environmental and international development work with a variety of organizations, including evaluation firms, Catholic Relief Services (where she led advocacy work on oil, gas, and mining), a UN peacekeeping mission, the World Bank, and the Peace Corps. She has a Masters in Agricultural and Resource Economics and is ABD in Development Sociology, both from Cornell University.