Our approach to solving problems is collaborative, dynamic, and customized.

We view every partnership with fresh eyes, tailoring our services to fit the stage and scale of each project.

Our Services

Collaboration

Meridian Institute helps our partners work together effectively to address critical societal issues—the more complex and controversial, the better.

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Research and Decision Support

To inform strategy and support collaboration, we help partners understand the context that surrounds and informs their deliberations.

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Strategy

We serve as strategic advisors to senior leaders within foundations, companies, government agencies, multilateral institutions, and NGOs.

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Implementation

We work along the full spectrum of problem solving, providing implementation support in service of real-world impact.

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Philanthropic Support

Meridian has deep experience supporting a broad range of philanthropic partners, both large and small.

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Meridian builds understanding, guides collaboration, and drives action to address our world’s complex challenges.

We help our clients and partners develop and implement solutions to complicated, often controversial problems—big and small, global and local. Together, we navigate the questions, context, and implications surrounding the challenges ahead. 

Our approach brings together three elements: our deep understanding of the issues at hand; our dedicated, expert team; and our ability to support constructive discussions, decisions, and actions that shape the world for the better.

Our Focus Areas

Our Professionals
Todd Barker Senior Partner and Practice Director
Michael R. Taylor Senior Fellow
Mil Duncan Senior Fellow
Robyn Paulekas Senior Mediator and Program Manager
Ann Tutwiler Senior Fellow
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Timothy Mealey Senior Partner and Managing Director
Jennifer Pratt Miles Senior Mediator and Program Manager
Brad Spangler Senior Mediator and Program Manager
John Ehrmann Senior Partner
Todd Barker Senior Partner and Practice Director
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Our Professionals
Molly Mayo Senior Partner
Barbara Stinson Senior Fellow
Todd Barker Senior Partner and Practice Director
Connie Lewis Senior Fellow
Jennifer Pratt Miles Senior Mediator and Program Manager
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Marielena Octavio Mediator and Program Associate
Michael Lesnick Senior Partner
John Ehrmann Senior Partner
Isabella Soparkar Mediator and Program Associate
Connie Lewis Senior Fellow
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John Ehrmann Senior Partner
Jennifer Pratt Miles Senior Mediator and Program Manager
Connie Lewis Senior Fellow
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Our Professionals
Rich Innes Senior Fellow
Marielena Octavio Mediator and Program Associate
John Ehrmann Senior Partner
Molly Mayo Senior Partner
Meghan Massaua Mediator and Program Manager
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Brad Spangler Senior Mediator and Program Manager
Heather Lair Partner
Warren Edwards Senior Fellow
Isabella Soparkar Mediator and Program Associate
Meghan Massaua Mediator and Program Manager
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Our Professionals
Barbara Stinson Senior Fellow
Michael Lesnick Senior Partner
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Our Professionals
Molly Mayo Senior Partner
Robyn Paulekas Senior Mediator and Program Manager
Brad Spangler Senior Mediator and Program Manager
Meghan Massaua Mediator and Program Manager
Marielena Octavio Mediator and Program Associate
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I have proudly been associated with Meridian and its founders for over 30 years. Having seen the good and the bad of American politics firsthand, I commend Meridian for staying above the fray, doing the hard work of forging practical, bipartisan solutions to the problems we face.
The Honorable William D. Ruckelshaus
Former Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA); Founding Chair of the Meridian Institute Board of Directors