Catherine Cutler Institute

Martha Sheils

Director, New England Environmental Finance Center

Office Location

230 Wischamper Center, Portland Campus




Martha’s work focuses on training and technical assistance to communities on financing options for integrated stormwater management, climate adaptation and resiliency planning, and food recovery and materials management. Prior to working at the Environmental Finance Center, she was a Project Manager at the Harvard Institute for International Development at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government implementing sustainability programs in drinking water, forestry, and carbon trading in Russia and Kazakhstan.

Areas of Expertise


 Please review Martha's publications on Digital Commons.


Martha has a BA in Economics from Rutgers University, and a Master of Environmental Management from Duke University’s Nicholas School of the Environment.