International Institute for Sustainable Development

Institut international du développement durable


Senior Manager, Development and Executive Coordinator

Jennifer Covert is Senior Manager, Development and Executive Coordinator, assisting the Director of Reporting Services with support for fundraising activities. Prior to joining IISD, Jennifer worked as a Project Assistant with the Zeitz Foundation in New York and as a Senior Program Manager for FSO (Friends of the Sea Otter) in California. In these roles, her responsibilities included overseeing program development and maintenance, facilitating the development and implementation of social media strategies, working to identify and integrate effective donor communication and appreciation protocol, and helping to develop written content for manuals, marketing materials and grant proposals.


  • Master of Arts – International Environment Policy (2009): Monterey Institute of International Studies.
  • Bachelor of Arts – German and Spanish (2004): Occidental College.


  • English (fluent)
  • German and Spanish (advanced)
Jennifer Covert currently has no publications.