Erin Barnes

Erin BarnesBoard Member

President and Founder, ioby

Before co-founding ioby in 2008, Erin was a freelance environmental writer and editor at Men’s Journal.

While completing her Master of Environmental Management in water science, economics and policy at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Erin did field research on socioeconomic values of water in Nicaragua and the Bolivian and Brazilian Amazon. She also worked as a community organizer at the Save Our Wild Salmon Coalition in Portland, Oregon.

Erin has a B.A. in English and American Studies from the University of Virginia. She has lived in Brooklyn since 2008, and serves on the Board of the Manhattan Land Trust.