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Senior Climate Finance Advisor Max McGrath-Horn

Max McGrath-Horn is a specialist in the design and financing of climate change solutions, mobilization of cross-sector partnerships, negotiation with government stakeholders, and crowding-in private finance. He is currently senior climate finance advisor in Chemonics’ Climate Group. Previously, Max  worked at the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, where he managed the Green Climate Fund (GCF) project portfolio and pipeline in the Asia and Pacific regions and provided climate policy analysis and guidance to senior management. He has experience in private equity and impact investing for sustainable development solutions, identification of solutions for expanding inclusion of marginalized stakeholders, and support for tech-to-market in early-stage renewable energy projects. Max holds a B.A. in history from Western Washington University, and an M.A. in international relations from The Fletcher School at Tufts University.

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Comparison of Arctic and Amazon Regional Governance Mechanisms

Authored by Katie Burkhart, Maxwell McGrath-Horn, and Natalie Unterstell, this paper provides a comparison of the governance systems in each region in order to glean lessons learned for decision makers to advance stated sustainable development goals.

Is the Arctic an Emerging Market?

While investment and interest in Arctic scientific research has been growing over the past decade in the face of climate change, the academic research on Arctic development has largely stagnated, both intellectually and financially. This volume represents our effort to stimulate the field.

Slowing Amazon Deforestation Through Public Policy and Interventions in Beef and Soy Supply Chains

This piece discusses the decline in deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon. Territorial approaches to deforestation have been effective and could consolidate progress in slowing deforestation while providing a framework for addressing other important dimensions of sustainable development.

We Still Need Nature-Based Solutions

Max McGrath-Horn argues that the growth of tech-based solutions should not come at the expense of nature-based solutions.