Rob Greenwood has established a reputation for highly effective coalition and partnership building in support of environmental and natural resource improvement initiatives. He provides clients with 30 years of experience and a sustained track record for delivering innovative, inspired, and resilient outcomes. From his early work in West Africa designing, implementing, and managing rural agricultural extension services and micro-enterprise cooperatives, to his current work with United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) initiatives, U.S. federal agencies, corporate and NGO enterprises, and a wide array of trade associations and research institutions, he is known as an insightful analyst and adept integrator of multi-interest and multi-disciplinary perspectives resulting in robust and durable program designs. Mr. Greenwood’s integrative analytical and consensus building strengths assure clients their multi-faceted environmental and natural resource initiatives are met with thoughtful design, informed implementation, and broad support.
Mr. Greenwood thrives on maintaining cutting edge collaborative process, strategic planning, and program design techniques, while filtering this enthusiasm through his years of experience to provide highly current, yet wisely applied, client services. His experience ranges from supporting one-time, day-long design workshops and strategic planning retreats to multi-year, multi-interest, and multi-discipline program design and development initiatives. Beyond strategic planning and program design services, his capabilities include basic meeting facilitation, intensive, multi-interest consensus building, dispute resolution, and mediation. Mr. Greenwood is conversant across a wide range of environmental and natural resource policy, regulatory, management, and voluntary initiative arenas. He maintains strong working relationships and active networks across domestic U.S. and international stakeholder interests, including corporate executives; public utility executives; government and elected officials; environmental, conservation, and community advocacy representatives; and academics. Mr. Greenwood holds a B.A. in economics from the University of Colorado and an M.P.A. with a concentration in finance from the University of Washington.