Manann Donoghoe is a Senior Research Associate in Brookings Metro, conducting research for the Valuing Black Assets Initiative. His work focuses on majority-Black neighborhoods and cities, identifying the possibilities and constraints for supporting secure, safe, and opportunity-rich communities. Manann’s expertise is in environmental and social justice, previously working to develop international social protection responses to the climate crisis, including with the World Bank, the Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre, and the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. Manann has also worked as an environmental economist for the Australian Department of Agriculture and has published on issues related to environmental racism, COVID-19 economic and housing policies, food security, sustainability, and water policy. He holds a master’s degree in human geography and environmental governance from the University of Oxford and a bachelor’s degree in resource economics from the University of Sydney.