Our Team is comprised of John Lerner, founder of ECOLIBRIO, independent associates and affiliates.
John is the Principal of Ecolibrio and sustainable livelihood development specialist, with a background in economic and business development as well as climate adaptation and resource management. He has a passion for entrepreneurs and business development and sustainable resource use and a deep appreciation of indigenous culture. John holds a master’s degree in economics from Dalhousie University and has 16 years of work experience with communities, industry, government, First Nations as well as non-government organizations.
Tine has 19 years of experience in climate change adaptation, biodiversity conservation and poverty alleviation from working in 27 countries on four continents. Tine has focused extensively on developing integrated approaches to climate vulnerability and risk assessments, climate adaptation and participatory M&E that combines ecosystem concerns, disaster risk reduction, sustainable livelihoods and governance aspects. Tine holds a MA in International Relations / Economics from John’s Hopkins SAIS. Prior to joining the Ecolibrio team, Tine was CARE International’s Global Climate Adaptation Coordinator. She has also worked for the UN Development Programme, World Bank, DANIDA and WRI.