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Our small North American team concentrate on business development, selling and promoting our publishing products, and supporting our North American customers.


CABI has three staff members in its team based in the USA. They are:

  • Kirk Shirley, Head of Strategic Partnerships, the Americas
  • Hope Jansen, Head of Sales, the Americas
  • Merle Adelson, Sales Operations Executive

Contact us


200 Portland Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA

T: +1 (617) 682 9015

Centre staff

Kirk Shirley

Head of Strategic Partnerships, the Americas

Juan Carlos Silva

Regional Sales Manager, Central America and Peru

Merle Adelson

Sales Operations Executive, USA and South America

Hope Jansen

Head of Sales, the Americas

Centre News & Blogs


Potato value chain project featured on Duhok TV

21st September 2022

CABI shares expertise on crop pest management in Africa with Royal Society of Biology

15th September 2022

Onion farmers embrace value chain approach and ‘best practice’ interventions in rural Sindh

2nd September 2022

Boosting socio-economic gender equity for smallholder potato farmers in Pakistan

31st August 2022

Related projects

CABI Project
Stemming the spread of Russian olive

Russian olive is a significant invasive weed in North America but is perceived as a useful and attractive tree by some stakeholders. It is especially a problem in western parts of the USA where it affects many natural habitats, altering the ecosystem and its functions. Biological control is a useful approach in such circumstances because scientists can look for natural enemies that damage reproduction, and thus future spread, without damaging established trees.

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