Behind the scenes at tree planting HQ!
Jill keeps the ball rolling in the office and makes sure the i's are dotted and the t's are crossed. An organizational guru, she keeps Matt functioning seamlessly and manages the rest of us to ensure all of our needs are met. Despite knowing that chaos is natural and order is imposed, Jill still loves nature.
Since Lesley manages the books, she knows money doesn't grow on trees. She's also our grant writer and is eager to get more trees in the ground. As a mother, Lesley loves to enjoy nature with her two sons and wants to give back to the environment, particularly in places that need it most.
Thomas works to ensure all our projects are aligned with current restoration science so every tree you plant reaches its full potential. He has a background in restoration ecology and received his Master of Forestry from the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies.
Beth is our resident Aussie, who looks after our tree projects and partnerships in Australia and Asia. After 2 years with the team in North America, she's now back home among the gum trees in Sydney. In a region that's on the front lines of climate change, Beth is excited to be making a positive impact.
After nearly 15 years as a member of the Montreal Canadiens' marketing department, Dave manages One Tree Planted's sports industry partnerships and contributes to the planning of the charity's events. As a hobby woodworker, he loves trees and feels fortunate to be able to positively impact the environment by helping put trees in the ground.
Louis looks after our amazing business partners who help us to plant trees all over the world. He’s passionate about rewilding and sees tree planting as the solution to many of humanity's problems.
Alex believes that we can scientifically thrive with nature by joining forces with bold mission driven folks to reforest where needed most. Growing up catching frogs and snakes in the Ramapo Mountains of New Jersey Alex is driven to connect us to the right partners and donors to make this decade what it must be: regenerative.
Joe is our editorial manager. He reports on projects, looks after the website, is our in-house designer, and brings you reforestation news. As a runner and cyclist, he likes his air fresh and GHG free!
Ben is our visual storyteller and he's fueled by the great outdoors. You'll usually find him capturing photos and videos at one of our many projects and events, or in the office, editing videos about the environment.
After graduating in environmental studies and education at the University of California Santa Barbara, Lauren is our coordinator and curator for our environmental school curriculum. Lauren wants to encourage the next generation to take better care of the environment!
As the marketing assistant, Meaghan designs our advertising, writes educational content, and provides behind-the-scenes support to the marketing team. With a background in environmental conservation, she knows the importance of reforestation and loves that, through her work, she is able to contribute to something really great!