Summer Montacute

Title: Forestry and Land Use Advisor
Joined Verra: 2012
Languages spoken:Spanish, Portuguese

As a Land Use and REDD+ Advisor, Summer works on supporting the global VCS REDD+ project portfolio, including facilitating projects’ transition to a post-2020 paradigm and their nesting within broader national and subnational REDD+ programs. She also explores opportunities for the scaling up of biosequestration activities.

Summer previously worked on the development and piloting of the VCS Jurisdictional and Nested REDD+ framework, primarily in Latin America. Prior to joining Verra, Summer worked at the Centre for People and Forests in Bangkok.

Summer earned a Master’s degree in Carbon Management from the University of Edinburgh. She also holds a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science and Public Policy from Harvard University, and is certified in Permaculture Design. 

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