Past Policy Leadership Forum

The Business of Environmental Intelligence: A Conversation with NOAA Administrator Dr. Kathryn D. Sullivan

Oct 11, 2016 Resources for the Future, 1616 P St. NW, Washington, DC, 20036

About the Event

Dr. Kathryn D. Sullivan, NOAA administrator

Dr. Kathryn D. Sullivan was confirmed by the Senate as the Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere and Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) on March 6, 2014, having served as acting NOAA administrator since February 28, 2013. She is a distinguished scientist, renowned astronaut, and intrepid explorer.

RFF President Richard G. Newell and Dr. Kathryn D. Sullivan discussed how environmental intelligence can preserve and improve human and environmental health as well as promote growth.



  • Richard G. Newell, President and CEO, Resources for the Future
  • Dr. Kathryn D. Sullivan, NOAA Administrator