NRDC was founded in 1970 by a group of law students and attorneys at the forefront of the environmental movement. Today's leadership team and board of trustees makes sure the organization continues to work to ensure the rights of all people to clean air, clean water, and healthy communities.

Gina McCarthy

Former President

Mitchell Bernard

Interim President and Chief Counsel

Troy Riddle

Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer

Veronica Foo

Chief Financial Officer

Andrew Wetzler

Interim Chief Program Officer and Managing Director, Nature Program

Michelle Egan

Chief Communications Officer

Mercedes Falber

Chief Human Resources Officer

Anika Rahman

Chief Board Relations Officer

Jennifer Bernstein

Chief Development Officer

Ed Yoon

Chief Policy Advocacy Officer