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Development

GRI's development team is responsible for directing and implementing GRI's funding and program partnership strategy with institutional, corporate and foundation donors. In addition, GRI's regional hubs report into this group.
Teresa Fogelberg, Chief Development Officer and Deputy Chief Executive
As GRI's Chief Development Officer and Deputy Chief Executive, Teresa engages in strategic external relationships with institutional investors, foundations, governments, as well as other stakeholders. Teresa started her career as an anthropologist at Leiden University in the Netherlands. She has spent many years in development organizations, including ILO, USAID, and Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and in several countries in West Africa, where she specialized in gender issues and famine-early warning systems.

In those positions, Teresa contributed to the development of socio-economic impact assessment tools, and chaired the OECD Working Party on Women and Development and sat on the Oversight Committee of the (multi stakeholder) Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR). Immediately before joining GRI, she worked for the Netherlands Ministry of Environment, where she was Head of the Climate Change and Industry department, and Special Advisor on International Environmental Affairs.

In 2002, Teresa acted as Executive Assistant to the Special Envoy of the U.N. Secretary General for the World Summit on Sustainable Development in Johannesburg, and was in charge of private sector involvement in the Summit. Teresa sits on the board of several sustainable development organizations.