Eric Roberts is a Coastal Resilience Specialist at The Nature Conservancy. Trained as an environmental scientist and policy analyst and with expertise in stakeholder engagement and consensus building processes, Eric’s personal and professional goal is to serve as a catalyst for positive social and environmental change. A Returned Peace Corps Volunteer and former environmental scientist, mediator of public and environmental disputes, and philanthropic advisor, Eric now works with state and federal agencies and local communities to address climate change vulnerabilities as a Coastal Resilience Specialist at The Nature Conservancy. Eric has a strong background in domestic and international natural resource and environmental management issues with emphasis on water and energy resources and agroforestry systems. He holds a Master of Science from the University of Michigan School of Natural Resources and Environment and a B.S. from Indiana University.