Scott Wood

Director, EDF Climate Corps


Areas of expertise:
Developing emerging climate leaders, Building uncommon corporate, public and non-profit partnerships, Advancing corporate sustainability

Scott leads EDF Climate Corps – a network of professionals united to advance climate solutions. He oversees program strategy, which includes:

  • Running a world-class fellowship program that embeds more than 100 trained graduate students each summer into organizations across the U.S. and China to meet their climate and energy goals.
  • Managing a network of more than 950 program alumni across the globe.
  • Developing high-impact trainings and professional development opportunities that accelerate individuals along pathways to climate leadership.


Prior to joining EDF, Scott:

  • Advised businesses on cost-effective sustainability practices with the Sustainable Business Network of Massachusetts.
  • Brokered international public-private partnerships to improve climate-related disaster prevention and relief for the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies.
  • Earned a M.A. from Columbia University and B.A. from Bryant University.