Ella Merrill works with CCSI Director Lisa Sachs, supporting the Center’s research and programmatic work in investment policy. She studied Environmental Policy and Human Rights at Barnard College. As an undergraduate, she worked as a research assistant to a leading environmental journalist, and conducted her own research on the previously undetected persistence of herbicides in a Florida lagoon. She also worked on Barnard College's successful fossil fuel divestment campaign. Before joining CCSI, she worked in energy and sustainability management.