Sydney Chamberlin

Project Director for Climate & Nature-based Solutions, The Nature Conservancy (TNC)

Sydney Chamberlin is the Project Director for Climate & Nature-based Solutions at The Nature Conservancy (TNC) in California. Her work focuses on exploring policy and economic pathways to expand and accelerate the use of nature-based climate solutions, with an emphasis on Deltaic wetland restoration. She has also worked to explore insurance-based strategies to scale nature-based solutions in California. Prior to her role at TNC, Sydney worked as a postdoctoral scholar in physics at Penn State University. She transitioned to the climate sector after completing a year of public service as a Science & Technology Policy Fellow for California’s Senate Committee on Natural Resources & Water. Sydney holds BS degrees in physics and mathematics from Utah State University, a PhD in physics from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and a Project Management Certificate from Cornell University.