Olga Lyandres joined Greenhouse Gas Management Institute in 2022 as a project manager. She supports a portfolio of projects that focus on developing tools and providing technical MRV support under the Mitigation Program.
Olga has worked to build a network of technical experts to support conservation and water quality policy advocacy campaigns in the Great Lakes region. She has also designed and piloted agricultural conservation programs that focus on performance and climate change mitigation. Olga was a member of the team to develop guidance for USDA on climate smart agriculture and alignment of conservation programs with carbon markets. Olga has extensive experience working through collaborative partnerships with a variety of stakeholders from local government to academic institutions and private sector.
Prior to joining GHGMI, Olga was working on agricultural conservation programs and policies at the Delta Institute and water quality at the Alliance for the Great Lakes. Olga holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering from Northwestern University. Olga grew up in Belarus and now lives in Chicago.