HGA bios

Jared Hardner, M.S. - Managing Partner

Jared has 24 years of experience in the fields of environmental protection and biodiversity conservation. The focus of his current work is corporate environmental management and measuring the effectiveness of conservation programs. Jared earned a B.A. from Princeton University and an M.F.S. from the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies.


Ted Gullison, Ph.D. – Partner

Ted has 28 years of experience working on a wide range of natural resource management and conservation issues. A particular emphasis in his career has been incorporating scientific rigor into the evaluation and design of a broad spectrum of approaches to biodiversity conservation. Ted earned a B.S. from the University of British Columbia and a Ph.D. from Princeton University.


Brad Boyle, Ph.D. - Senior Associate

Brad has 24 years experience in the field of conservation assessment and monitoring, with a growing focus on biodiversity informatics. Brad's research integrates the use of ground surveys, remote sensing and biodiversity databases as tools for assessing ecological condition and conservation significance at regional, national and global scales. Brad earned a B.S. from the University of British Columbia and a Ph.D. from Washington University in St. Louis.


Heidi Clark, Ph.D. - Senior Associate

Heidi has 20 years of experience in environmental research and consulting. Her work focuses on assessment, remediation, and restoration of coastal and marine habitats. She specializes in taking projects from the design stage to construction with an emphasis on quality control and scientific rigor. Heidi has a B.A. in Biology & Environmental Studies from the University of California at Santa Cruz and a Ph.D. from Yale University.


Shaye Hardner, M.B.A. - Associate

Shaye has 11 years experience in environmental consulting and working within a corporate environmental department on extended producer responsibility. Most recently she has been assessing environmental impacts as they relate to human rights. She earned a B.A. from Williams College and an M.B.A from Stanford University.