Robbianne Mackin is the Senior Vice President, Principal Gifts at The New York Academy of Sciences. Robbianne has over 20 years of high-level fundraising experience in education, social science and physical and life sciences, working for private and non-profit organizations such as NPC Research, The Nature Conservancy, and Wildlife Conservation Society where she directed the Global Conservation Fundraising program. Robbianne has also been an independent consultant working directly with organizations and individuals needing assistance, counseling and consulting in program evaluation, strategic planning and fundraising. She has presented at the American Evaluation Association’s national conferences on both social science research and evaluation and environmental program evaluation projects. Prior to joining NYAS, Robbianne was Vice President, Director of Principal Gifts at The National Audubon Society.
Robbianne holds a B.A. from Rollins College in both Environmental Science and Policy, and English Literature and a Master of Forest Resources (specializing in Water Policy and Science) from The Pennsylvania State University.