Letty Brown, PhD

Science Advisor

Forest Management + Biodiversity Conservation

Dr. Letty Brown is a Science Advisor for forest management.

Background & Bio

Dr. Brown is a forest scientist with formal training in ecology, carbon measurement, reforestation, conservation planning, and nature-based solutions to climate change. She has worked on land-based carbon projects for approximately 9 years in the forests of Cambodia, Indonesia, Kenya, Brazil, Costa Rica, Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala, Peru, and the US. Dr. Brown holds a Ph.D. from the Environmental Science, Policy, and Management (ESPM) Department at UC Berkeley and conducted post-doctoral work in Brazil. Dr. Brown currently teaches at UC Berkeley. She is also a Fulbright Scholar.

Dr. Brown currently works on the land-based sequestration projects seeking credit for emission reductions and removals, in California and abroad, through reforestation, avoided deforestation and forest degradation, improved land management, and climate-smart agriculture.


PhD, Environmental Science, Policy, and Management

UC Berkeley

MS, Environmental Science, Policy, and Management

UC Berkeley

BS, Biology

UC San Diego


Fulbright Scholar

Fulbright Program