Nicole Simonelli

Government Grants Manager


    M.Sc. Environment and Development, London School of Economics and Political Science

    B.A. International Affairs with Concentrations in International Environmental Studies and Latin America, The George Washington University

    Nicole is Re:wild’s Government Grants Manager. In this role, she provides both internal and partner-facing support for complex grant awards from donors such as the US government, European Union, UK government, CEPF, and more.

    Nicole comes to Re:wild from the Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) where she worked as the Development Operations Lead - Multilateral/Bilateral and contributed to growing the public sector funding streams supporting RMI's energy transition work. Her background in grant and contract administration also includes prior roles at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and at Landesa, an international non-profit focused on land tenure and women's land-rights issues.

    Outside of work, Nicole enjoys taking advantage of living in Colorado by camping, kayaking, skiing, and snowshoeing whenever possible. She is also an avid reader who loves curling up with a good book alongside her 11-year-old Corgi mix.