Rosalind Helfand is an independent expert in environmental and social policy, strategy, and advocacy. Based in Los Angeles, California, she collaborates with communities, nonprofits, and governments to create and implement innovative, intersectional policies and programs. From campaigns to coalitions, she brings people together across issues, including environmental justice, protecting nature, and equity. In the Cambridge University Conservation Leadership masters program, she researched how we can achieve transformative change for the future of biodiversity. Rosalind has contributed to global discussions on “collective crisis leadership” with UCCLAN, and researched local environmental leadership with Jacaranda School in Malawi. She contributes to policy discussions with the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) and the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES), and successfully led a nonprofit coalition campaign to engage California as the first United States subnational government Observer to the CBD. She founded the environmental policy consultancy, PAJE: Policy. Action. Justice. Environment.