Areas of expertise:
Forging unexpected partnerships that catalyze environmental leadership and collaboration across industries, organizations and supply chains
Tom draws on over two decades of management and advocacy experience to work with EDF’s staff to solve some of the world’s most pressing environmental problems. He focuses on ensuring that EDF’s core capabilities in science, economics, partnerships and justice and equity serve as the foundation for the organization’s global goals, strategies, and impact.
Previously, Tom served as Senior Vice President, EDF+Business, which for nearly 30 years has been bringing cutting edge solutions to high-impact companies and investors – including FedEx, KKR, McDonalds, Smithfield Foods and Walmart – to transform business as usual in their products, operations, and advocacy.
Prior to joining EDF, Tom held several positions at ICF and Jellinek, Schwartz & Connolly, where he advised government agencies and Fortune 500 companies on environmental, safety and health compliance, pollution prevention, and legislative and regulatory strategy.
Tom is a frequent speaker at business and environmental conferences and his work has been featured in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, San Francisco Chronicle, Bloomberg, Forbes, Fortune, Fast Company, Marketplace, Medium, and Environmental Finance.
He is an advisor to the American University Center for Environmental Policy. Tom earned an M.B.A. from The George Washington University and B.A. in Political Science from Trinity College.
- EDF Voices, April 22, 2020
- Source, May 6, 2016
- Source, October 20, 2015
- YouTube, April 15, 2015
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- December 11, 2012
Oak Hill Capital Partners and Environmental Defense Fund Demonstrate Financial Benefits of Integrated Environmental StrategiesOctober 9, 2012
- September 11, 2012
Environmental Defense Fund and Ernst & Young LLP to Pilot a Program on Environmental Innovation for Private EquityJanuary 24, 2011