Areas of Expertise
- International development
- Environmental policy
- Strategic planning and visioning
- Participatory and applied design, implementation, and evaluation
- Multi-stakeholder platforms and cross-sectoral collaborations
- Program and team management
Education & Certificates
- M.P.A., Environmental Science and Policy, Columbia University
- B.S., Foreign Service and Environmental Studies, Georgetown University
Geeta Uhl is a Senior Associate for Environmental Incentives focused on building adaptive management capacity and improving the effectiveness of biodiversity programming through the USAID Measuring Impact II project. Geeta leads the development and implementation of capacity building plans with USAID’s offices in Latin America and the Caribbean to improve program design, monitoring, evaluation and learning processes.
Geeta has over 15 years of development experience including seven years as a Foreign Service Environment Officer at the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). At USAID, she managed biodiversity, forestry, combating wildlife trafficking, climate change adaptation, and clean energy projects in Uganda, Latin America, and the Caribbean. She also engaged globally with local government, civil society, and the private sector to advance shared development and environment priorities. Prior to this, she managed sustainable urban planning projects for the City of New York, and led sustainable forestry projects in Central America for the NGO Environmental Investigation Agency.
Geeta is passionate about improving environmental and human outcomes through smarter program design and monitoring, evaluation, and learning processes. She is particularly interested in developing strategic environment programming that is integrated with other development sectors and working with non-traditional partners to solve complex environmental problems.