Elizabeth V. Sturcken

Managing Director


Areas of expertise:
Corporate partnerships, business and the environment, green supply chain

Elizabeth Sturcken directs the work of our EDF+Business team, which develops and implements joint projects with leading companies to create environmental change.

  • Leading our team of people working with Wal-Mart to create broad environmental change in areas including climate change, China, seafood, and packaging.
  • Led our FedEx project to develop environmentally advanced heavy-duty delivery vehicles.
  • Led our project with UPS to create innovative change in their express delivery packaging, resulting in environmental, business and customer benefits.


Masters in Public Policy, Environment and Natural Resources Policy, Harvard University (1996).

Environmental Consultant for the EPA, through Harvard University, on global climate change (1996); Systems Consultant, Bank of Boston (1993-1994); Policy Analyst, Office of Management and Budget (1995); Computer Consultant, Alliance Computer Group (1989-1992).

Authored a report analyzing carcinogenic chemical use in the state of Massachusetts; Surfrider Foundation board of directors (1998-2001), President (2000); Founder and former Chair, Surfrider Foundation Massachusetts’ chapter; Board of directors, Environmental League of Massachusetts (1999-2002).