Robbin brings to ELI over thirty years of conservation leadership and a strong track record in Development. Previously, at the World Resources Institute (WRI), Robbin increased foundation revenue as Director of Foundation Relations. Prior to joining WRI, Robbin served as Vice President for Development Operations at American Rivers, where, under her leadership, foundation revenue grew significantly and she helped oversee corporate, government, and major donor fundraising. Prior to leading Development at American Rivers, Robbin served as Senior Director of Conservation Programs and directed the group’s Hydropower Reform Campaign. Previously, she worked in the Natural Resources Defense Council’s sustainable agriculture and clean water programs and as budget committee staff for the Maryland General Assembly. Robbin holds a B.S. from American University in Political Science and an M.A. in Politics and Public Policy from Rutgers University’s Eagleton Institute of Politics. Robbin joined ELI in December 2015.
Vice President, Development & Membership