Ashley is a Principal Consultant who applies her expertise in biodiversity accounting and spatial data modeling to guide companies in their nature positive journeys. With a background in conservation ecology, she is passionate about developing practical and science-based frameworks to assess impacts on nature and set measurable targets.
Prior to The Biodiversity Consultancy, she was the Head Data Scientist at ADM Capital Foundation, an Asia Pacific-based environmental & sustainable finance think tank. She led projects that developed metrics to value biodiversity impacts of investments, assessed physical climate risks to financial portfolios, and modeled climate change impacts on Asian fisheries.
As a former Fulbright Scholar and NOAA Hollings Scholar, Ashley also pursued her love for conservation as a marine ecologist. Her research has taken her from developing coral reef conservation strategies in Taiwan to identifying key habitats for juvenile salmon in Alaska.
Having spent most of her life in East and Southeast Asia, Ashley speaks Korean and Mandarin in addition to English. She holds a degree in Geology and Biology from Brown University.