Jill Kauffman Johnson


Jill currently serves as the Managing Director of the Erol Foundation and 836M.  For decades, Jill has been involved in the environmental movement ranging from roles in the NGO, private, and public sectors. She was the Founding Pacific Coast Director of the Ocean Conservancy and Managing Director at CEA Consulting, a leading firm working at the intersection of policy, philanthropy, and the private sector to address some of today’s most serious environmental challenges. Jill led sustainability and policy efforts for a leading algae producer and is the past President of the Algae Biomass Organization. She has been a featured speaker at TedX and dozens of international

Fellow at a Glance

Fellowship Year:
Academic Background:
Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government, MPP
Current Position:
Managing Director
Erol Foundation
Energy & Climate Change
Coastal & Marine Issues
Engineering, Chemistry, Toxicology
International Conservation & Development
Sustainable Agriculture and Food Policy

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