Jeffrey Allenby

Director of Geospatial Technology, Lincoln Institute of Land Policy

Jeffrey Allenby is the Director of Geospatial Technology at the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy. He brings a wealth of experience developing systems-focused solutions at the intersection of technology and the natural world to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of environmental management. Jeff is leading the Center’s efforts to empower decision-makers with access to the highest quality geospatial data and analytic tools needed to conserve, protect, manage, and restore land and water resources and also ensure that the natural world is resilient to the effects of development, climate change, and other shocks.

Prior to joining the Institute, Jeff was the Director of Conservation Technology at the Chesapeake Conservancy and co-founder of the Conservancy’s Conservation Innovation Center, building it from scratch into a globally recognized pioneer in the application of technology to improve environmental decision making in the Chesapeake Bay and across the world. Jeff also worked with the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science and the Maryland Department of Natural Resources to manage a competitive grant program that provided technical and financial support to local communities to proactively adapt to climate change and coastal hazards. Jeff has a Masters of Environmental Management and Certificate in Geospatial Analysis from Duke University and a Bachelors of Science from the University of Richmond.