Kelly Mumford is a recent graduate of the Development Planning Unit at the University College London. She graduated with a Masters of Science in Environment and Sustainable Development (with Merit). Her course focused on environmental planning and management in developing countries and culminated with a month of field work in Freetown, Sierra Leone. She led a group during their research on the water and sanitation practices of a coastal community in the city of Freetown. Her work in preparation for this fieldwork includes a policy brief, published by their partner research organization. 

Kelly has been very active in the environmental sector and prior to this interned at a nonprofit organization,  Natural Resources Defense Council. She also holds a Sustainability Associate Credential from the International Society of Sustainability Professionals and has been an active member of the organization, planning and executing a successful NYC chapter whale watching event. She holds a BA in Environmental Studies and a minor in Spanish studies from the University of Delaware. Kelly is also fluent in Spanish and has spent a year living in Spain teaching English. She now hopes to further pursue a career in sustainability, focusing on ESG and leveraging her research experience and knowledge of sustainability reporting. 

Kelly Mumford
Honor Roll 2020