Senior Resilience Advisor, USAID
MRR Innovation Lab Advisory Board Member
Jami Montgomery serves as a senior resilience advisor for the Center for Resilience in the Bureau for Food Security at the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). In this role she focuses on integrating resilience into USAID's implementation of the Feed the Future initiative and provides technical support to field missions on strengthening the resilience of vulnerable communities in areas subject to recurrent crisis.
Immediately prior to joining the Center, she served as the Climate Change Coordinator for USAID's Bureau of Democracy, Conflict and Humanitarian Assistance (DCHA) from 2011 - 2017. Her experience prior to joining USAID includes many years managing both domestic and international environmental programs in the nonprofit sector. She holds master's degrees in marine studies from the University of Delaware and in environmental engineering and science from Johns Hopkins University.