Natural Resources Defense Council


NRDC is the nation's most effective environmental action organization. They use law, science and the support of 1.3 million members and online activists to protect the planet's wildlife and wild places and to ensure a safe and healthy environment for all living things. NRDC was founded in 1970 by a... Read more





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Manish Bapna
President & CEO

Manish Bapna

Mitchell Bernard
Chief Counsel & Chief Capacities Officer
Michael Wall
Chief Litigation Officer
Ed Yoon
Chief External Affairs Officer
Christy Goldfuss
Executive Director
Ticora V. Jones
Chief Science Officer
Robyn Arville
Chief People & DEI Officer
Kristin Wilson-Palmer
Chief Communications Officer
Tisha Alfred
Chief Real Estate & Workplace Strategy Officer
Vivek Sawhney
Chief Information Officer & International Operations
Melissa Lin Perrella
Chief Equity & Justice Officer
Mollie Marsh-Heine
Chief Development Officer
Ashok Gupta
Chief Program Officer
Shelley Poticha
Chief Climate And Infrastructure Strategist
Irina Petrova
General Counsel
Andrew Wetzler
SVP, Nature
Matthew Tejada
SVP, Environmental Health
Yamide Dagnet
SVP, International
Jackie Wong
SVP, Climate & Energy
Rosa del Angel
Managing Director, Campaigns And Digital Engagement
Douglass Sims
Managing Director, Finance And Economic Development
David Lew
Senior Director, IT Infrastructure And Operations
Leonard Patterson
Senior Director, IT
Matthew McKinzie Ph. D.
Senior Director For Data And Policy Analysis
Sylvia Fallon
Senior Director, Science Integration
Alex Hillbrand
Technical Director, Industry & Emerging Technologies
Jenny Shalant
Editorial Director
Kristen Walsh
Photo Director
Elaine Ahn
Freelance Art Director
Erika Preuss
Creative Director
Meredith Milton
Creative Director, Rewrite The Future
Alexander Spacher
Art Director
Joanie Cox
Director Of Development
Laura Cole Stephens
Director Of Development New York And DC Region
Mark Gold
Director Of Water Scarcity Solutions
Betty Seto
Director Of Strategy & Operations, Resilient Communities Division
Fang Fang
Director Of Operations, China Program
Kali Vadlamani
Director Project Management
Lindsay Rider
Director Of Operations, HR
Sarah Riffat
Assistant Director, U.s. Foundation Strategy
Stefan Schaffer
Strategy, Planning & Operations Lead, Environmental Health
Ming Chen
Project Manager, Operations And Monitoring And Evaluation (m&e), China Climate And Energy Project
Nan Zeng
Project Manager, Nature-based Solutions
Wei Wei
Project Manager
Ashish Jindal
Lead - Energy Efficiency & Cooling
Alexandra H.
Manager - Data Management
Devon Klemmer
Manager People Analytics
Givan S.
Senior Manager, HR Technology & People Analytics
Ryan M.
Data And Innovation Manager
Seungeun Susan Lee
Senior Data Analysis And Visualization Specialist