Director of Partnerships, P4G
World Resources Institute
Robyn McGuckinm is director of partnerships for P4G, the Partnering for Green Growth and the Global Goals 2030 initiative. P4G brings togethers business, government, and civic organizations to incubate and accelerate innovative public-private partnerships in five key areas: food/agriculture, water, energy, cities, and circular economy. She works to forge and advance partnerships that break down market barriers, create links between policy and green innovation, and promote practical solutions. P4G supports partnerships through facilitation, funding and recognition.
Robyn has spent her career helping organizations develop and advance projects in the areas of clean energy, water, climate and sustainable development. Most recently she worked in senior management for the non-profits Winrock and Global Communities. Prior to that she was a business unit leader for the global engineering firm MWH (now Stantec). She also worked at USAID in the Middle East and South Asia, managing energy projects and infrastructure reconstruction. Prior to she was a consultant to the US EPA, US DOE’s EERE, the World Bank and UNDP. She has lived or worked in over 20 countries spanning the US, Asia, Africa, the Middle East and Europe.
Robyn holds a master's degree in biological and agricultural engineering from the University of Georgia, and a bachelor's degree in biosystems engineering from Virginia Tech.
Robyn spends her free time with her husband and two young boys, adventuring in the great outdoors hiking, climbing and camping. She used to be a competitive cyclist in the D.C. area, and was the co-founder the cycling club Artemis, which is focused on promoting women and youth in the sport. Prior to that she competed in equestrian sports.