Stephanie Roe is a Lead Consultant of Climate and Land Science working on climate mitigation, nature-based solutions, forest conservation and restoration, and sustainable development. She is an ecologist and climate scientist with 12 years of experience in scientific research, policy analysis, project management, and field implementation at the intersection of climate change, land-use, and ecosystem conservation. She is a lead author of the IPCC WGIII AR6 Chapter on Agriculture, Forestry and Other Land Uses (AFOLU), and was a contributing author to the IPCC Special Report on Climate Change and Land (2019). Stephanie also serves on the SBTi Scientific Advisory Group and the Carbon180 Science Board.
Previously, Stephanie was a researcher at the University of Virginia investigating biosphere-atmosphere dynamics, land-based climate mitigation and the terrestrial carbon sink’s response and feedback to climate change. Prior to that, Stephanie worked with the United Nations to implement a program on reducing deforestation in Indonesia, negotiated international climate policy as a Delegate of the Philippines to the UNFCCC, advised the Public Ministry in Brazil on climate change legislation, and consulted Fortune 500 companies on sustainability initiatives and climate strategies with an NGO, The Climate Group.
Stephanie holds a Ph.D. in Environmental Sciences from the University of Virginia, a M.E.M. in Ecosystem Science and Conservation from Duke University and a B.A. from San Diego State University.