Susan Casey-Lefkowitz Director, International Program
Susan Casey-Lefkowitz directs the international program at NRDC and leads the organization’s campaign to stop dirty fuels and work to stop the expansion of tar sands and tar sands pipelines such as the Keystone XL project. She also coordinates NRDC’s work in Latin America, Canada, and India on energy, climate, forests, and wildlands, as well as its global climate, energy, fuels and water projects. Susan joined NRDC in 2000 and for most of that time directed NRDC’s work in Canada. She has led NRDC’s team working on the tar sands and Keystone XL campaigns since their inception in 2006. Prior to joining NRDC, Susan worked in the European Union, Eastern Europe, Asia, Africa, and Latin America for the Environmental Law Institute and IUCN-the World Conservation Union. She received her law degree from the University of Virginia School of Law in 1990 and a B.A. from the University of Virginia in 1986 in Latin American Studies.