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Gwen Ruta

Council Member, CCICED Executive Vice President, Environmental Defense Fund

Ms. Ruta draws on three decades of management experience in leading EDF’s program staff to solve some of the world’s most pressing environmental problems in the areas of climate change, fisheries management, habitat conservation and protection of public health. Previously, Ms. Ruta served as Senior Vice President for Climate & Energy at EDF, overseeing programs to accelerate renewable energy and utilize markets to catalyze innovation and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.