Whitney Pierson

Grants and Finance Coordinator

Whitney serves as the Grants and Finance Coordinator for the Climate Team. She is working to help setup and execute the NDC (Nationally Determined Contributions) Partnership; a global coalition working to enhance cooperation across countries to support effective implementation of country led climate and sustainable development targets. Her project duties include financial management, implementing operational policies, and donor compliance.

Whitney has previously worked with the International Finance Corporation analyzing the relationship between country risk and environmental and social performance. In addition, she held a position with an international human rights organization managing federal funds for a labor law program in China.

Whitney has an International MBA from the Darla Moore School of Business, a Master of Arts in International Studies from the University of South Carolina, and a B.A. in Accounting from the University of Northern Iowa.

Whitney loves to explore the world and take Latin dance classes whenever possible.