Mathew Jacobson

Senior Director for Forests

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Mathew Jacobson is a Senior Director of Forests at Mighty Earth. Mathew has worked in senior positions with campaign organizations like the Pew Charitable Trusts, MoveOn.org, and Greenpeace in Canada and the United States for nearly 20 years.

Amongst his many accomplishments, Mathew was instrumental in securing the protection of America’s last intact roadless areas under the Clinton administration, helped secure commitments to protect hundreds of millions of acres in the Boreal Forests of Canada, and was instrumental in the integration of Indigenous perspectives on nature into World Heritage policies and guidelines.

Mathew has also worked with Preserve Appalachian Wilderness, Green Mountain Forest Watch, the Southern Appalachian Biodiversity Project, the Wilderness Society, and, most recently as Senior Insights Consultant / Oracle at McAllister Opinion Research.