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Allison Bredbenner

Consultant, Marine Division
Phone: + (47) 99429618
Email: Allison.Bredbenner@grida.no

Allison joined GRID-Arendal in July 2013 as a Research Assistant and a member of the Marine Division to support and assist with the development and the implementation of the activities and projects of the Marine Division. She currently (01 September 2014) moved back to USA and is engaged as an independent consulant to support the Marine Division.

Allison has a MSc. in Sustainable Environmental Resources Management from the University of Malta and B.S., International Studies from Frostburg State University. Before she joined GRID-Arendal, she worked at the Nature Conservancy and thereafter for Craver, Mathews, Smith and Company in Virginia as a writer/nonprofit consultant. She interned at UNEP, Regional office for North America, Washington DC, where she was involved in a wide variety of ecosystem service topics. Allison worked also for Conservation International on blue carbon ecosystem management and ecosystem services and in particular the blue carbon field demonstration projects.